America has been here before.

Watch this video of the Freedom Singers that preeminent day 53 years ago.

The Freedom Singers began in Albany, Georgia in 1962 during the Civil Rights Movement. From L-R: Charles Neblett (bass), Bernice Johnshon Reagon (alto) Cordell Reagon (tenor), unknown and Rutha Harris (soprano). This performance was at The March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom, Tuesday, August 28, 1963.

We shall not, we shall not be moved
Just like a tree planted by the water,
We shall not be moved.

May 27, 2014 ~ After North Carolina House Speaker Thom Tillis refuses to meet with North Carolinians, a sit-in turns into a church service lead by Rev.William J. Barber, President of the NC NAACP:

Other versions of the song: http://civilrightssongs.blogspot.com/2015/02/we-shall-not-be-moved-lyrics-videos-and.html

screen-shot-2016-11-13-at-10-52-27-am

Freedom Riders at the March on Washington, 1963

Screen shot 2016-11-13 at 10.51.12 AM.png

Screen shot 2016-11-13 at 10.50.58 AM.png

screen-shot-2016-11-13-at-11-02-40-am

Civil rights organizer Karen House at ’63 March.

screen-shot-2016-11-13-at-11-03-44-am

Paul Newman at ’63 March

Screen shot 2016-11-13 at 11.04.12 AM.png

Marchers cool their feet in the Lincoln Memorial Reflecting Pool, ’63 March on Washington

Screen shot 2016-11-13 at 11.04.50 AM.png

March on Washington for Jobs & Freedom: 8.28.63

Save

Save

Save

Save

Save

Save

Save

Save

Save

Save

Save

Save