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Lift Every Voice and Sing: A Celebration of the African American Anthem

First written by a schoolteacher and activist, James Weldon Johnson, in 1900 and then later delared the official African American national anthem by the NAACP, "Lift Every Voice and Sing" has been a cornerstone hymn chronicling the Black experience for more than one hundred years. here, lyrics to this moving histiry are paired with linocuts by Elizabeth Catlett, an artist best known for her unique representations of the struggles and triumphs of Black women, men and children.

A must for every library.


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