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  1. Lift every voice and sing. Till earth and heaven ring, Ring with the harmonies of Liberty; Let our rejoicing rise. High as the listening skies, Let it resound loud as the rolling sea. Sing a song full of the faith that the dark past has taught us, Sing a song full of the hope that the present has brought us. Facing the rising sun of our new day ...

  2. Lift Every Voice and Sing. Often referred to as "The Black National Anthem," Lift Every Voice and Sing was a hymn written as a poem by NAACP leader James Weldon Johnson in 1900. His brother, John Rosamond Johnson (1873-1954), composed the music for the lyrics. A choir of 500 schoolchildren at the segregated Stanton School, where James Weldon ...

  3. Sep 10, 2020 · For more than a century, “Lift Every Voice and Sing” has held a powerful place in American history. The hymn is known as the Black National Anthem, but it’s more than that.

  4. 1 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. Sing a song full of the faith that the dark past has taught us. Sing a song full of the hope that the present has brought us. Facing the rising sun.

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  5. "Lift Every Voice and Sing" was performed for the first time as a poem by 500 school children on February 12, 1900 in Jacksonville, FL. It was set to music and adopted by the National Association ...

  6. Lift Every Voice and Sing. " Lift Every Voice and Sing " – often referred to as the Black national anthem in the United States – is a hymn with lyrics by James Weldon Johnson (1871–1938) and set to music by his brother, J. Rosamond Johnson (1873–1954), for the 91st anniversary of President Abraham Lincoln 's birthday in 1900.

  7. Lift every voice and sing'Til earth and heaven ringRing with the harmony of LibertyLet our rejoicing riseHigh as the listening skiesLet it resound loud as th...

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