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Marian Anderson & the Concert that Sparked the Civil Rights Movement

February 6 @ 3:30 pm

She was one of the greatest singers of all time and in 1939, she was disinvited from performing at Constitution Hall in Washington, DC—because of her race. So instead, with the help of some high-profile friends, she performed a free public concert at the Lincoln Memorial. Join author Lisa Napoli to hear more of Marian Anderson’s story and how this concert changed the course of history by sparking the Civil Rights Movement.

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