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Rutha Mae Harris’ Music Impact on the Civil Right Movement

Rutha Mae Harris’ Music Impact on the Civil Right Movement

Gospel music was at the heart of the Civil Rights movement, lifting the spirits of those fighting for racial equality.
Clip Length 00:52 Premiere: 2.11.21

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The Black Church

About The Black Church

An intimate four-hour series from Henry Louis Gates, Jr., The Black Church: This Is Our Story, This Is Our Song will explore the 400-year-old story of the black church in America, the changing nature of worship spaces, and the men and women who shepherded them from the pulpit, the choir loft, and church pews.

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Episode 2

S1 E2 Length 1:49:49 Premiere Date 2.16.21

Episode 1

S1 E1 Length 1:50:09 Premiere Date 2.8.21

Specials

Cornerstones | The Reader

Length 02:20 Premiere Date 2.9.21

Cornerstones | The Servant

Length 02:37 Premiere Date 2.9.21

Cornerstones | The Hymnist

Length 02:40 Premiere Date 2.9.21

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