What's Driving the Objections to "Lift Every Voice and Sing" at the Super Bowl?
The setting of “Lift Every Voice and Sing” alongside “The Star-Spangled Banner” changes the performance of what it means to be an American.
I had an interesting conversation yesterday with the Washington Post’s Jennifer Rubin about the breathless objections by Rep. Lauren Boebert (R-CO) and Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-GA) to a pre-Super Bowl performance of “Lift Every Voice and Sing,” a song informally known for more than a century as the Black National Anthem.
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