A brief history of ‘Lift Every Voice and Sing’

Writer and educator James Weldon Johnson (1871-1938) who wrote “Lift Every Voice and Sing.” By Saeed Ahmed “Lift Every Voice and Sing” is not so much a song as a hymn — a call to action that honors African Americans’ long, painful struggle for freedom and affirms their rightful place in our national identity. SingContinue reading “A brief history of ‘Lift Every Voice and Sing’”