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25Jul 17

The music of the Civil Rights Movement

The song "We Shall Overcome" is sometimes called the theme song of the Civil Rights Movement. People sung this song at protests and marches. Other music, especially jazz music, was also important to protestors and activists. The music expressed the ideals of the movement. It also helped inspire people to…

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