It’s like clockwork. I know not to call my mother Wednesday nights between 7–9pm. I know where she'll be. She will not be available. She’ll be praying with her church family at New Mt. Annie Baptist Church in Bakewell, Tennessee.
Through all the sorrow of the Sorrow Songs there breathes a hope—a faith in the ultimate justice of things. The minor cadences of despair change often to triumph and calm confidence. Sometimes it is faith in life, sometimes a faith in death, sometimes assurance of boundless justice in some fair world beyond. But whichever it is, the meaning is always clear: that sometime, somewhere, men will judge men by their souls and not by their skins.
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The story of a song hardly ever travels a straight path. It winds through time until it takes a place rooted firmly in the heart of humanity. “We Shall Overcome” is no exception. It first appeared as a protest song during a 1945–1946 labor strike of African American women workers...