Lift Every Voice and Sing
While the message of “Lift every Voice and Sing” has drawn most attention to the song’s lyricist, James Weldon Johnson, music composer J. Rosamond Johnson is also an important figure in Ameri...
James Weldon Johnson and J. Rosamond Johnson wrote “Lift Every Voice and Sing” while teaching in Jacksonville, Florida, but the song’s more important setting is historical, rather than geogra...
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