• Free Southern Theater guitarist Roger Johnson crosses his arms and joins hands with legendary folk singer and activist Pete Seeger to sing “We Shall Overcome” at Mt. Zion Baptist Church, August 4, 1964, during the Freedom Summer in Hattiesburg, Mississippi. Courtesy of Miami University Libraries. Carole Gross Colca Collection, Miami University Digital Archives, Oxford, OH.

Photo of Roger Johnson and Pete Seeger

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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