TITLE

Lift every voice and sing-a new song

AUTHOR(S)
Roberts, Steven V.
PUB. DATE
April 1993
SOURCE
U.S. News & World Report;4/19/93, Vol. 114 Issue 15, p8
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses the complex and confusing issue of race in the United States. Marian Anderson as an enduring symbol for the civil-rights movement 54 years ago; Structure of legal discrimination Anderson and her generation fought against; Role of Martin Luther King Jr.; Problems facing NAACP's new executive director Benjamin Chavis, a onetime radical civil-rights crusader; Racism; The black communities' other problems.
ACCESSION #
9304130019

 

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