• Bernice Johnson Reagon, photographed by Dane A. Penland in 1981, was one of the leaders of the Albany Movement, an extraordinary song-leader and activist, she later became one of the foremost scholars on African American protest music. Courtesy Smithsonian Institution Archives, Historic Images of the Smithsonian, #81-15021-20A.

Photo of Bernice Johnson Reagon

From Nothing but Love in God’s Water: Volume 2: Black Sacred Music from Sit-Ins to Resurrection City by Robert Darden

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Subjects
  • General Interest
  • History
  • Music
  • Religion
Date
  • 1981
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