Anthem : social movements and the sound of solidarity in the African diaspora /
"For people of African descent, music constitutes a unique domain of expression. From traditional West African drumming to South African kwaito, from spirituals to hip-hop, Black life and history has been dynamically displayed and contested through sound. Shana Redmond excavates the sonic histo...
|Published:||New York : NYU Press, 2013.|
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- Introduction. Anthem : toward a sound franchise
- From race to nation : "Ethiopia" and pan-African pageantry in the UNIA
- Extending diaspora : the NAACP and up-"lift" cultures in the interwar Black Pacific
- Songs of free men : the sound migrations of "Ol' man river"
- Women's work : "We shall overcome" and the culture of the picket line
- Soul intact : CORE, conversions, and covers of "To be young, gifted and Black"
- Sounds of exile : "Nkosi sikelel' iAfrika" and ANC ambassadors
- Conclusion. The last anthem : resonance, legacy, and loss at the close of the century.