Join Benjamin Mertz for a Black History Month series every Sunday in February (starting Feb 7th) at 4pmPST
Sponsored by the Joyful Noise! Gospel Singers.
Feb 7th: The Underground Railroad, music of freedom and escape: profiles on Harriet Tubman and Frederick Douglass
Feb 14th: The Harlem Renaissance, the Fisk Jubilee Singers, and the poetry of James Weldon Johnson and Langston Hughes
Feb 21st: Jim Crow, Work Songs, and the Blues: profiles on Fannie Lou Hamer and Bessie Smith
Feb 28th: The Civil Rights Movement – freedom songs, profiles on Bernice Johnson Reagon and Harry Belafonte