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  NPR : 'Lift Every Voice and Sing', Present at the Creation
That's how Johnson's autobiography describes the process of writing "Lift Every Voice and Sing," which came to be known as the fl national anthem.
The NAACP adopted "Lift Every Voice and Sing" as its official song.
Augusta Savage's The Harp was inspired by "Lift Every Voice and Sing."
www.npr.org /programs/morning/features/patc/liftvoice   (640 words)

  
 LIFT EVERY VOICE AND SING   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Lift Every Voice and Sing -- often called "the Black National Anthem" -- was written as a poem by James Weldon Johnson (1871-1938) and then set to music by his brother John Rosamond Johnson (1873-1954) in 1899.
Singing this song quickly became a way for African Americans to demonstrate their patriotism and hope for the future.
Lift Every Voice and Sing: A Celebration of the Negro National Anthem, edited by Julian Bond and Sondra Kathryn Wilson
www.websters-online-dictionary.org /definition/LIFT+EVERY+VOICE+AND+SING   (366 words)

  
 BookPage Nonfiction Review: Lift Every Voice and Sing
When the Johnson brothers, James Weldon and Rosamond, wrote the song, "Lift Every Voice And Sing," in 1900 to honor President Lincoln's birthday, they certainly had no idea how important their creation would be to future generations of African Americans.
In a glowing new collection that celebrates the 100th anniversary of the anthem, 100 voices have been assembled to comment on the song's influence on their lives and on the state of race relations in the nation.
Lift Every Voice And Sing is highly recommended for those interested in African American history, the growing pains of democracy and America as a glorious work in progress.
www.bookpage.com /0011bp/nonfiction/lift_every_voice_and_sing.html   (349 words)

  
 Fictionwise eBooks: Lift Every Voice and Sing by Julian Bond
Also featuring photos from historical archives, Lift Every Voice and Sing is a moving illustration of the African American experience in the past century.
"Lift Every Voice and Sing" has touched the hearts of many who have heard it because its true aim, as Harry Belafonte explains, "isn't just to show life as it is but to show life as it should be."
"Lift Every Voice and Sing" is fittingly provocative.
www.fictionwise.com /ebooks/eBook3181.htm   (842 words)

  
 Lift Every Voice and Sing St. Louis African Americans in the Twentieth Century Narratives Collected by Doris A. Wesley ...
Every time we knocked on a door, the shades would be pulled down, and nobody would talk to us.
Lift Every Voice and Sing pairs Wesley's profiles of one hundred prominent African American citizens with Wiley Price's stunning photographs of each, offering an intimate look at what it was like to live in a segregated city.
The individuals represented in Lift Every Voice and Sing witnessed firsthand the events that changed the face of their city and the nation.
www.umsystem.edu /upress/fall1999/wesley.htm   (548 words)

  
 UVa Library: Exhibits: Lift Every Voice: Overview
Singing complemented the beat of life, and voices resounded in churches, homes, schools, and workplaces, as they had for generations.
Lift Ev'ry Voice and Sing: Official Song of the N.A.A.C.P. Lyric by James Weldon Johnson.
Lift Every Voice and Sing: A Celebration of the Negro National Anthem.
www.lib.virginia.edu /small/exhibits/music/overview.html   (431 words)

  
 Black Issues Book Review: Lift Every Voice and Sing: A Pictorial Tribute to the Negro National Anthem. - Review - book ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Lift Every Voice and Sing: A Pictorial Tribute to the Negro National Anthem.
Lift Every Voice and Sing: A Pictorial Tribute to the Negro National Anthem by James Weldon Johnson, Introduction by Henrietta M. Smith Jump at the Sun/Hyperion Books for Children January 2001, $15.99, ISBN 0-786-80626-5
Black and white photos accompany the lyrics and choruses from all three verses of "Lift Every Voice and Sing." According to the introduction, the song was composed as a piece for a chorus to sing during a special celebration of the birthday of Abraham Lincoln.
www.findarticles.com /p/articles/mi_m0HST/is_1_3/ai_71317397   (363 words)

  
 Sample text for Library of Congress control number 00032342
Sample text for Lift every voice and sing : a celebration of the Negro national anthem / Julian Bond and Sondra Kathryn Wilson, editors.
His confidence in his race is unmistakably personified in "Lift Every Voice and Sing." This faith in the family of race was reinforced during his college years and while teaching in the backwoods of Georgia.
He believed that the Constitution meant exactly what it said, and it was his inexorable faith in the founding principles of America that inspired him to write "Lift Every Voice and Sing" not as an anthem but as a hymn.
www.loc.gov /catdir/samples/random044/00032342.html   (1021 words)

  
 James Weldon Johnson's Life and Career
"Lift Every Voice and Sing" was a song that, as Johnson put it, the brothers let pass out of [their] minds," after it had been published.
"Lift Every Voice and Sing" was not the only song on which the brothers collaborated.
"Lift Every Voice and Sing," written a century ago, can still be heard at African-American gatherings, and the title phrase appears on the U.S. postage stamp issued in 1988 to honor Johnson.
www.english.uiuc.edu /maps/poets/g_l/johnson/life.htm   (2624 words)

  
 Lift Every Voice and Sing by Julian Bond and Sondra Kathryn Wilson, editors
Lift Every Voice and Sing by Julian Bond and Sondra Kathryn Wilson, editors
Pasted into Bibles, schoolbooks, and hearts, "Lift Every Voice and Sing," written by J. Rosamond Johnson and James Weldon Johnson in 1900, has become one of the most beloved songs in the African American community—taught for years in schools, churches, and civic organizations.
Julian Bond was a founder of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee and was elected in 1965 to the Georgia House of Representatives.
www.randomhouse.com /catalog/display.pperl?0375506462   (530 words)

  
 Lift Every Voice and Sing: A Celebration of the Negro National Anthem 100 Years,100 Voices - Julian Bond - Sondra ...
"Lift Every Voice and Sing" illustrates Johnson's confidence in people, and in the future -- spiritually unfettered by the effects of racism.
Today, the song "Lift Every Voice and Sing" endures, popularly known as the Negro National Hymn.
Lift Every Voice and Sing: A Celebration of the Negro National Anthem 100 Years,100 Voices eBooks - All Formats
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 Morning Edition (NPR): Profile: History of "Lift Every Voice and Sing"@ HighBeam Research   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Morning Edition (NPR): Profile: History of "Lift Every Voice and Sing"@ HighBeam Research
Profile: History of "Lift Every Voice and Sing"
Chorus: (In unison) Lift every voice and sing till Earth and heaven ring, ring with the harmonies of liberty.
www.highbeam.com /library/doc0.asp?DOCID=1P1:49961978&refid=ip_encyclopedia_hf   (187 words)

  
 JS Online: Anthem urges blacks to lift voices
For Kim Harris, a folk singer and musician who performs nationally to schoolchildren and the public with her husband, Reggie, the song is a history lesson in itself.
For De Lavallade, a personal point of pride has been memorizing every word of the song's three verses.
She looks forward to a day when she can scan the audience, when singers not only are on their feet but looking proudly ahead, without faces turned down to read hymnals or lyrics sheets.
www.jsonline.com /onwisconsin/music/feb04/206445.asp?format=print   (776 words)

  
 [ACSS] "Lift Every Voice and Sing"
Students can sing "Lift Every Voice and Sing", because the music is located at this web site.
Read an excerpt from Lift Every Voice and Sing, A Celebration of the Negro National Anthem; 100 Years, 100 Voices.
Visit "Lift Every Voice, Music in American Life," an online exhibit at the University of Virginia Library.
list.k12.ar.us /pipermail/acss/2002-February/001063.html   (463 words)

  
 Amazon.com: Lift Every Voice: Music   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Always having healing and reconcilliation as a major element of his conception, it is almost as if this lifelong concern has found the perfect--if tragic--circumstances of expression in the aftermath of 9/11, and that has coincided with his finding the optimal musical companions to bring it to life.
Charles Lloyd's Lift every voice isn't an average recording, in the league of his previous works ever sincere and ever soul moving.
Lift every voice is a keeper on my collection and could be well renamed as Lift every soul.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/B00006L3GC?v=glance   (1477 words)

  
 James Weldon Johnson (1871-1938)
Yet, he is remembered today, almost exclusively, as the author of "Lift Every Voice and Sing"; and to some degree as the author of the "Creation," the first sermon in God's Trombones.
Exemplary themes of major import in the Johnson canon begin with "Lift Every Voice" and "Bards." They relate to the fl presence in America via the "peculiar institution," slavery, but maintain relevance to the American Dream, "holy hope," and self-realization.
The editors of The Conscious Voice (1965) suggest that the poem is the rendering of experience--which also suggests "the intricacy of the poet's involvement in the world." Does Johnson use a suitable aesthetic distance from his subject matter in the poems: "Lift Every Voice" (1900); "Fifty Years" (1853-1913); and "Saint Peter Relates An Incident" (1930)?
www.hmco.com /college/english/heath/syllabuild/iguide/johnson.html   (1578 words)

  
 Lift Everu Voice & Sing CD Insert
When the NAACP adopted "Lift Every Voice and Sing" as its "Anthem," it confirmed the reality of the validation already taken by the African American people.
Female Vocalist singing "A Cappella"-has been singing from Tulsa, Oklahoma to Seattle, Washington for more than two decades; notably with: The Gospel Music Workshop of America, Bellevue Community College along with both Seattle's Opera and Symphony Orchestra.
The group is contributing "I Hear Voices", a work which celebrates the strength of our ancestors and our history as the "voices" that keep us moving forward.
www.nbufront.org /html/AfricanVillage/LiftEveryVoiceInsert.html   (2458 words)

  
 Anthem has lifted every voice for years
It's known as the Negro National Anthem -- though its proper title is "Lift Every Voice and Sing" -- a song more than 100 years old and one of America's most widely known civil-rights hymns.
Written in 1900, the words are by James Weldon Johnson, a lawyer, diplomat, activist and Harlem Renaissance figure, with music by his brother John Rosamond Johnson, noted composer of Negro spirituals.
For lyrics to "Lift Every Voice and Sing" and to learn more about James Weldon Johnson and John Rosamond Johnson, go to www.africanamericans.com/NegroNationalAnthem.htm
www.courier-journal.com /apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20050217/SCENE04/502170326/1011/SCENE   (580 words)

  
 The Holiday Zone: Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Activities for English Language Learners   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Weldon, who also wrote God's Trombones, a collection of seven sermons in poetic form, authored this song in 1900 for a group of schoolchildren to sing in honor of Lincoln's birthday.
Sing a song full of the faith that the
Sing a song full of the hope that the
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 Lift Every Voice and Sing - The Negro National Anthem   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Lift Every Voice and Sing: The Negro National Anthem
"Lift Every Voice and Sing" (1900) was written by James Weldon Johnson for a presentation in celebration of the birthday of Abraham Lincoln.
Lift Every Voice and Sing : A Celebration of the Negro National Anthem : 100 Years, 100 Voices, edited by Julian Bond.
www.creativefolk.com /toolkit/lift.html   (518 words)

  
 Lift Every Voice And Sing: Colgate Celebrates Black Solidarity Day - Maroon News - News   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
Lift Every Voice And Sing: Colgate Celebrates Black Solidarity Day
Despite the cold and the wind, a crowd came to listen to speakers on the steps of the chapel.
After a moment of silence and the singing of the national fl anthem, "Lift Every Voice and Sing," the microphone was turned over to students.
www.maroon-news.com /news/2004/11/05/News/Lift-Every.Voice.And.Sing.Colgate.Celebrates.Black.Solidarity.Day-795058.shtml   (683 words)

  
 Jass.com: Bob Cole, J. Rosamond Johnson, and James Weldon Johnson
singing rights to May Irwin, who was then known as a singer of coon songs.
In 1917, Rosamond directed a singing orchestra which appeared in a series of ground-breaking plays given by The Coloured Players at the Garden Theater in Madison Square Garden.
The 1900 composition Lift Every Voice and Sing, which he wrote in collaboration with his brother Rosamond, is considered by many to be the Negro national anthem.
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 Lift Every Voice & Sing by Various Artists at Audio Lunchbox
Lift Every Voice and Sing by Various Artists at Audio Lunchbox
1: Lift Every Voice & Sing - Won't It Be Grand (Gene Thomas)
Lift Every Voice and Sing (Ronfo and Garden State Choir N.j.
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 Lift Every Voice and Sing - Johnson, James Weldon - 0786806265 - Comprar libro - Venta de libro - Libros en espanol e ...
Lift Every Voice and Sing - Johnson, James Weldon - 0786806265 - Comprar libro - Venta de libro - Libros en espanol e ingles
Lift Every Voice and Sing.This uplifting tribute to what is known as the Negro National Anthem uniquely illustrates the challenges and triumphs of the African American historical struggle for equality.
Filled with evocative and timeless vintage and modern photographs, it brings to life the success and achievements that are the heart of this resounding song.
www.ofertondelibros.com /libros/-0786806265_Lift%255FEvery%255FVoice%255Fand%255FSing_Johnson,%255FJames%255FWeldon.html   (162 words)

  
 The Utterly True Adventures of a Pathological Liar: Lift every voice and Sing
For every Clan member, or other supporter of Proposition 2, there must have been 200 people present to protest them.
At a loss of white sheets to document, almost every camera holder that passed my way took a picture of me instead.
Because it is our minorities that suffer, the few fighting for their voice to be respected when the din of judgment drowns them out.
truestoriesfromtexas.blogspot.com /2005/11/lift-every-voice-and-sing.html   (576 words)

  
 Term Paper on Lift Every Voice and Sing
Term Paper on Lift Every Voice and Sing
"Lift Every Voice And Sing" is a high-spirited gospel song that was written by the famous fl poet and civil rights leader, James Welden Johnson.
I know many other thirteen year olds would've claimed that life's easier now and don't want to remember slavery, not me. I will never forget how they managed to rise up with peace in mind while being struck down with hard vicious blows of the "bitter?chastening rod" (3.2).
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 LIFT EVERY VOICE AND SING by James Weldon Johnson   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
LIFT EVERY VOICE AND SING by James Weldon Johnson
This song was originally written by Johnson for a presentation in celebration of the Abraham Lincoln's birthday.
Lift ev’ry 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 rolling sea.
www.suder.cps.k12.il.us /lift_every_voice_and_sing_by_jam.htm   (314 words)

  
 The Singingworkout© program   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-09)
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