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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.

www.poetryfoundation.org/poems/46549/lift-every-voice-and-sing

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 ...

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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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"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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Lift every voice and sing, Till earth and heaven ring, Ring with the harmonies of Liberty; Let our rejoicing rise High as the list'ning skies, Let it resound loud as the  ...

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“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 ...

www.cnn.com/2010/LIVING/07/21/black.national.anthem/index.html

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" ...