“Lift Every Voice and Sing”

By |2020-06-18T17:41:39-05:00June 18th, 2020|Categories: Christianity, Freedom, Music, Poetry, Slavery|

“Lift Every Voice and Sing” is a song written as a poem by James Weldon Johnson, an  American writer and civil rights activist, in 1900 and set to music by his brother J. Rosamond Johnson in 1905. A prayer of thanksgiving for faithfulness and freedom, evocative of the biblical Exodus from slavery to the [...]