Bernice Johnson Reagon

Bernice Johnson Reagon

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Bernice Johnson Reagon (born October 4, 1942) is a singer, composer, scholar, and social activist, who founded the a cappella ensemble Sweet Honey in the Rock in 1973. The daughter of Baptist minister J.J. Johnson, Bernice was born and raised in southwest Georgia, where music was an integral part of life. She entered Albany State College in 1959 (since July 1996 Albany State University) where she studied music and first became involved in political activities. Reagon was an active participant in the Black Civil Rights Movement of the 1960s as a member of The Freedom Singers, organized by the Student Non-violent Coordinating Committee (SNCC).show more

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  • Paperback | 148 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 9mm | 227g
  • Equ Press
  • United States
  • English
  • 6135761706
  • 9786135761702