The Soundtrack of the Civil Rights Movement

Soundtrack of the civil rights movementAugust 15, 2014 – Segment 2

We bring you a special archive edition of The Marc Steiner Show: The Songs That Served as the Soundtrack of the Civil Rights Movement!  As we play the songs, you hear from co-host Lea Gilmore, Senior Fellow for Social Justice at the Robert W. Deutsch Foundation, award-winning musician and singer, and Center for Emerging Media Cultural Editor, as well as: Dr. Bernard Lafayette, a civil rights leader who worked with SNCC (Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee), SCLC (Southern Christian Leadership Conference), and AFSC (American Friends Service Committee); and Gaye Adegbalola, Blues singer and activist.


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Marc Steiner

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