Keynote address: ”I Woke Up This Morning…Are There Any Rights I’m Entitled To?” by Dr. Bernice Johnson Reagon on March 20, 2014

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March 27th, 2014

On March 20, 2014 the keynote address for the African American Music in World Culture: Art as Refuge & Strength in the Struggle for Freedom conference was given by Dr. Bernice Johnson Reagon.

Dr. Bernice Johnson Reagon

‘For more than a half-century Bernice Johnson Reagon has been a major cultural voice for freedom and justice. An African-American woman’s voice, a child of Southwest Georgia, a voice raised in song, born in the struggle against racism in America during the Civil Rights Movement of the 50s and 60s, she is a composer, songleader, scholar and producer.’