Lift Every Voice and Sing, African American National Anthem as discussed by Paula Guest

When Mrs. Paula Guest was interviewed about her best memories of the 1960s, one of the things she talked about was the African American National Anthem, the song “Lift Every Voice and Sing”. She commented that it still gives her chill-bumps to sing the song. Here is a rendition of that classic piece of music which was written by James Weldon Johnson in 1899 and set to music by his brother, John Rosamond Johnson.

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