The Resource May we forever stand : a history of the black national anthem, Imani Perry, (ebook)

May we forever stand : a history of the black national anthem, Imani Perry, (ebook)

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May we forever stand : a history of the black national anthem
Title
May we forever stand
Title remainder
a history of the black national anthem
Statement of responsibility
Imani Perry
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Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The twin acts of singing and fighting for freedom have been inseparable in African American history. May We Forever Stand tells an essential part of that story. With lyrics penned by James Weldon Johnson and music composed by his brother Rosamond, "Lift Every Voice and Sing" was embraced almost immediately as an anthem that captured the story and the aspirations of black Americans. Since the song's creation, it has been adopted by the NAACP and performed by countless artists in times of both crisis and celebration, cementing its place in African American life up through the present day. In this rich, poignant, and readable work, Imani Perry tells the story of the Black National Anthem as it traveled from South to North, from civil rights to black power, and from countless family reunions to Carnegie Hall and the Oval Office. Drawing on a wide array of sources, Perry uses "Lift Every Voice and Sing" as a window on the powerful ways African Americans have used music and culture to organize, mourn, challenge, and celebrate for more than a century
Cataloging source
Midwest
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1972-
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Perry, Imani
Dewey number
782.25089/96073
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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hoopla digital
Series statement
John Hope Franklin series in African American history and culture
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  • Johnson, J. Rosamond
  • African Americans
  • Anthems
  • African Americans
Target audience
adult
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May we forever stand : a history of the black national anthem, Imani Perry, (ebook)
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online resource
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cr
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rdacarrier
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multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
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rdacontent
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781469638614
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(electronic bk.)
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computer
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rdamedia
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c
Publisher number
MWT12130990
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remote
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12130990
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MWT12130990
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
May we forever stand : a history of the black national anthem, Imani Perry, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781469638614
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT12130990
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
12130990
System control number
MWT12130990
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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