Thursday, April 10, 2014

AMERICA - Race Intolerance, Looking Back 75yrs

"Marian Anderson’s inspiring performance in the face of intolerance echoes 75 years later" PBS NewsHour 4/9/2014


SUMMARY:  Marian Anderson, the legendary African-American contralto, sang at the Lincoln Memorial exactly 75 years ago after she was refused a performance at Washington’s Constitution Hall.  On Wednesday, young people gathered to commemorate Anderson’s effort to strike out against racism through the power and beauty of her voice.  Jeffrey Brown reports.

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