• Mavis Staples and the Staple Singers were favorites among civil rights activists. Forty years later, Mavis was still singing Freedom Songs. Picture taken at the Alladin Theater in Portland in October 2004 by photographer Bob Gersztyn. Photo courtesy of Bob Gersztyn.

Photo of Mavis Staples

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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