A Woman’s Tribute to Negro Spirituals

Marian Anderson Singing Songs to Her Rights By: Demi Browder Who was Marian Anderson? Marian Anderson was born on February 27, 1897 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. She was known not only for her contralto, but her bravery to breakthrough racism to show her talent. Growing up Anderson revealed her voice talents early, but unfortunately her family […]

The Journey of Arranged Spiritual singer Marian Anderson

The Journey of Arranged Spiritual Singer Marian Anderson Marian Anderson was the greatest arranged spiritual singer to ever live. Her talent was recognized at a very young age and she eventually became known worldwide. Although she faced many trials in career due to segregation, she continued to complete many great accomplishments.  Where It All Began […]

Marian Anderson: The Voice of the Arranged Spiritual

Marian Anderson: The Voice of the Arranged Spiritual Who is she? Marian Anderson was born on February 27, 1897 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Her family was extremely faith based and was well connected within the church.Marian herself was involved in the junior church choir where she really found her love for music. Her parents couldn’t afford […]

Highlights: Marian Anderson

By Abiodun Scott​ A brief highlight reel of Marian Anderson, the contralto whose voice broke through racial barriers After being barred from singing at the Daughters of the American Revolution Constitution Hall (DAR Constitution Hall), Anderson sang in front of the Lincoln Memorial, garnering 75,000 guests, far more than the DAR Constitution Hall could’ve fit. […]

Marian Anderson

Marian Anderson A womanist. Influencer. Vocalist. Extrodinare.  learn more Early Life Marian was born and raised in Philadelphia in 1879. Family Her mother was a school teacher and her father sold ice and coal. They owned a small liquor store. She had two sisters. Education She attended Stanton Grammar School. Because her family was poor, […]

The Influential Marian Anderson

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Marian Anderson is a Womanist- Alana Edmond

Marian Anderson is a WomanistBy Alana Edmond I have never heard of Marian Anderson prior to reading the NPR Article, “Lift Every Voice and Sing  Marian Anderson, Florence B. Price And The Sound Of Black Sisterhood” This question poses the pertinent question, “When will we listen to Black Voices.” The world will never be ready […]

Marian Anderson

Marian Anderson Previous Next I honestly could not stop reading this well-written article by Alisha Jones titled “Lift Every Voice..”. Jones captivated my attention with her so very overlooked, but very necessary, claim in thesis when she states that black women have forced their voices to be heard through the “politics of concert performances”. I […]

Marian Anderson

Marian Anderson Marian Anderson defined resilience and historical advancements by pursuing her musical passions without hesitation. Anderson transformed the question of  “When will we listen to black women?” into the statement, “The world will listen to black women”. She uplifted other musicians and composers by including them in her public performances, providing access for black […]

Marian Anderson

The article, “Lift Every Voice: Marian Anderson, Florence B. Price And The Sound Of Black Sisterhood,” highlights the fact that Marian Anderson is a great example of a powerful black woman. After being denied a desegregated concert space in 1939, Anderson performed at Howard University on Resurrection Sunday. The concert ended with a rendition of […]

Marian Anderson Article Review

Marian Anderson was an African American singer whose work uplifted Black women. In one of her most recognized performances at the Lincoln Memorial, Anderson chose to acknowledge the work of another influential Black woman, Florence B. Price. Anderson performed “My Soul’s Been Anchored in the Lord”, which would eventually become her staple concluding arrangement at […]

Marian Anderson Article Review

Previous Next Article Review: “Lift Every Voice: Marian Anderson, Florence B. Price and the Sound Of Sisterhood Marian Anderson was a very influential African American singer. Had it not have been for this article, I would have never known about Marian Anderson and her impact on other black female artist. The article really emphasizes how […]

Marian Anderson Article Review

I really loved reading this article because I was unaware of how some composers used negro spirituals as an influence for their pieces. To me, this infusion of negro spirituals into compositions that mainly white orchestras play acted as almost a rebellion. It came as no surprise that black female artists had to fight for […]

Marian Anderson Post

Marian Anderson was a woman with a powerful voice. Despite the color of her skin she made a name for herself and traveled the world preforming in places like Europe and Africa, singing before people like the monarchs of Sweden, Norway, Denmark, and England. Anderson became the first African American singer to perform as a […]

Lift Every Voice Post by Kendal Releford

LIFT EVERY VOICE The article about Marian Anderson and Florence B. Price was all about women empowerment. Not only women, but more specifically black women. The article mentions that throughout history women have created a space for themselves and each other in daily life. Marian Anderson expressed black women’s views through the politics of concert […]

Marian Anderson

Marian Anderson: A Voice for Women Artists This article talks about how black women used their musical talents to break down social barriers and bring about justice. Marian Anderson was an activist for the liberation of black women in the United States known for bringing additional African American women singers up with her. Her performances […]

” Lift Every Voice” Reflection

“Lift Every Voice: Marian Anderson, Florence B. Price And The Sound Of Black Sisterhood” by Alisha Lola Jones, was an article on how Marian Anderson paved the way through her career and essentially created the  foundation for sisterhood between black women in music. Anderson provided black women with a safe place to show the world their […]

Marian Anderson and Florence B.

Marian Anderson and Florence B. and Their Influence on Today Jones’s article, Lift Every Voice: Marian Anderson, Florence B Price and the Sound of Black Sisterhood, dives into how important voicing black women’s struggles to the world is. This article highlights major artists and how they combatted the struggles they were faced with. They used […]