Freedom's Promise: The Story of the Black National Anthem, 1st Edition

  • Duchess Harris
  • A. R. Carser
  • Published By: Core Library
  • ISBN-10: 1532170629
  • ISBN-13: 9781532170621
  • DDC: 782.25
  • Grade Level Range: 3rd Grade - 6th Grade
  • 48 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2019 | Published/Released May 2019
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2019
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Anthems, or songs of hope and praise, can help support communities through difficult times. Throughout the 1900s, the song “Lift Every Voice and Sing” evolved into an anthem for black people in the United States. This book explores the history and the legacy of this uplifting song. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Core Library is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.<\P>

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
A Letter From Duchess.
1: Lift Every Voice.
2: Life in the Jim Crow South.
3: Freedom Songs.
4: Lifting Modern Voices.
Fast Facts.
Stop and Think.
Online Resources.
Learn More.
About the Authors.