African Canadian Civil Rights Music

African Baptist churches formed throughout Canada and the United States were the birthplace of many of the songs of liberation in the struggle since slavery for equality. These songs became widely recognized during and after the civil rights movement of the 1960's . They became the vocal and lyrical representation of the movement to end state sponsored segregation and the goal of full equality and justice. This workshop covers a range of topics through song like -anti racism (Ride on the Bus with Me) gender equity (I Black Woman) commitment to struggle (We shall Overcome), to songs that aid in organizing and disseminating information (I'm On My Way) Concert : 45 minutes /unlimited participants Workshop: maximum 50 people