"Lift Every Voice and Sing" — often referred to as the "Black American National
Anthem"— is a song written as a poem by James Weldon Johnson (1871–1938)
Lift Every Voice and Sing. Many people are surprised to learn that "Lift Every
Voice and Sing" was first written as a poem. Created by James Weldon Johnson,
"Lift Every Voice and Sing" was written by the African-American poet James
Weldon Johnson in 1900. It was written to celebrate Lincoln's Birthday—Lincoln,
Lift Every Voice and Sing - Lift ev'ry voice and sing, ... While employed by the
diplomatic corps, Johnson had poems published in The Century Magazine and ...
Sep 6, 2010 ... "Lift Every Voice and Sing" was written by James Weldon Johnson in 1900; The
spiritual hymn is recognized as the "black national anthem" ...
Feb 14, 2012 ... "Lift Every Voice and Sing" was written as a poem by James Weldon Johnson for
a celebration of Abraham Lincoln's birthday in 1900. In the ...
Mar 22, 2009 ... The Negro National Anthem (aka: Black National Anthem) has deep roots in
American history. “Lift Every Voice and Sing,” as it is formally ...
Dec 8, 2015 ... In 1899 he achieved his first literary success by writing the poem “Lift Every Voice
and Sing” which was set to music and unofficially became ...
“Lift Every Every Voice And Sing,” a poem written by literary pioneer James
Weldon Johnson, is often dubbed “The Black National Anthem.” The poem was ...
A group of young men in Jacksonville, Florida, arranged to celebrate Lincoln's
birthday in 1900. My brother, J. Rosamond Johnson, and I decided to write a