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"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)  ...

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Many people are surprised to learn that "Lift Every Voice and Sing" was first written as a poem. Created by James Weldon Johnson, it was performed for the first ...

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"Lift Every Voice" began as a hastily-written composition for an unassuming school assembly in 1900, but has become the African-American national anthem.

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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 ...

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"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,  ...

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In 1900, he wrote the song “Lift Every Voice and Sing” on the occasion of ... While employed by the diplomatic corps, Johnson had poems published in The ...

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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" ...

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Jan 8, 2017 ... 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 ...

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Lift Ev'ry Voice and Sing – often called “The Black National Anthem” – was written as a poem by James Weldon Johnson ... Lift Every Voice and Sing. Lyrics:.

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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 song ...