Callin'

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posted in: Faraji Heritage Experiment – “Ode To Wattstax”

On August 20, 1972, Reverend Jesse Jackson delivered a moving speech to an assembly of nearly 100,000 African Americans who gathered for the Wattstax Music Festival (organized by Stax Records in remembrance of the 1965 Watts riots). Jackson’s words were borrowed from a poem by a fellow reverend named¬†William Holmes Borders called “I Am —…

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