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The Little-Known Story of 'We Shall Overcome'

Peter Dreier | Posted 10.29.2013 | Politics
Peter Dreier

The story of that song, which has became an international anthem for human rights, reveals the civil rights movement's remarkable and complex tapestry and its lasting influence.

Freedom Singer Reflects On '63 March

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution | Shelia Poole | Posted 10.17.2013 | Black Voices

Rutha Mae Harris' mother used to shush her because she sang so much. "She said, 'Girl, you sing all the time," Harris said. "You sing in your sleep."...