Freedom Songs for Independence Day

Posted on July 3, 2020

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Frederick Douglass asks, “What to the Slave Is the 4th of July?”

 

Paul Robeson demands, “Let My People Go”

Richie Havens wants, “Freedom

Nina Simone wonders, “I Wish I Knew How It Would Feel to Be Free”

The Golden Gospel Singers pray for “Freedom

 

Lena Horne, demands, “Yeah, The Eagle and Me, we got to be free

Anthony Hamilton and Elayna Boynton cry for “Freedom

Donny Hathaway answers, “Someday We’ll All Be Free

Bishop Ziah speaks hard truth: that the “Land of the Free Not for Me

 

Remember Leonard Peltier, who, decades on, is still not free?

Artists in Indy are asking, “Will We Ever Be Free?”

 

Langston Hughes pleads, “Let America Be America Again

Black Lives Matter! End Police brutality!

Angela Davis says Abolition will help the country mend

I raise my voice and sing with Foundation “Set the People Free


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