Works Cited: "Lift Every Voice and Let Freedom Ring"

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by George Henderson

Michelle Alexander. (2010). The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness. New York: The New Press. Page 175.

Julian Bond and Sondra K. Wilson. (Eds.), (2000). Lift Every Voice and Sing: A Celebration of the Negro National Anthem, 100 Years, 100 Voices. New York: Random House.

Taylor Branch. (1988). Parting the Waters: America in the King Years, 1954-1963. New York: Simon & Schuster. Page 882.

Children’s Defense Fund. (2011). The State of America’s Children, 2011. Washington, D.C.: author. Available at http://www.childrensdefense.org/child-research-data-publications/data/state-of-americas-children-2011-report.html

Charles Euchner. (2010). Nobody Turn Me Around: A People’s History of the 1963 March on Washington. Boston: Beacon Press. Page 203.

David J. Garrow. (1999). Bearing the Cross: Martin Luther King, Jr. and the Southern Christian Leadership Conference. New York: Quill. Page 283.

James Weldon Johnson. (1933). Along This Way: The Autobiography of James Weldon Johnson. New York: Viking Press. Pages 154-155.

Johnson. (1899). “Lift Every Voice and Sing.” 1899. Go online to, for instance:
http://www.naacp.org/pages/naacp-history-lift-evry-voice-and-sing
http://www.poetryfoundation.org/poem/175885
http://www.poets.org/viewmedia.php/prmMID/15588
http://www.cyberhymnal.org/htm/l/i/liftevry.htm
http://www.grammymuseum.org/pdf/civil_rights_lift.pdf

Martin Luther King, Jr. (1963). “I Have a Dream” speech at the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom. Go online to, for instance:
http://www.thekingcenter.org/archive/document/i-have-dream-1
http://www.thekingcenter.org/archive/document/i-have-dream-3
http://abcnews.go.com/Politics/martin-luther-kings-speech-dream-full-text/story?id=14358231&page=2
http://www.archives.gov/press/exhibits/dream-speech.pdf http://www.pbs.org/newshour/extra/teachers/lessonplans/english/mlk_transcript.pdf

V. O. Key, Jr. (1950). Southern Politics in State and Nation. New York: A. A. Knopf.

C. Eric Lincoln. (Ed.) (1970). Martin Luther King, Jr.: A Profile. New York: Hill & Wang.

Stephen E. Lucas and Martin J. Medhurst. (2008). Words of a Century: The Top 100 American Speeches, 1900-1999. New York: Oxford University Press.

C. Vann Woodward. (1955). The Strange Career of Jim Crow. New York: Oxford University Press.

James Baldwin quote is in Lincoln’s book, page 97.

The following quotes are in the Bond and Wilson book: A. Baraka, page 16; D. Height, page 119; G. Johnson, page 140; J. Lewis, page 171; O. Okala, page 190.

For Gwendolyn Brooks’ poem “Children of the Poor,” go online to
http://www.poetryfoundation.org/poetrymagazine/poem/14377

For Langston Hughes’ poem “Harlem,” go online to
http://www.poetryfoundation.org/poem/175884

For Audre Lorde’s poem “Who Said It Was Simple,” go online to
http://www.poetryfoundation.org/poem/171295

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