In a time of challenge and change, it can be difficult, draining and anxiety producing to keep your “eyes on the prize” in daily living. The act of contributing to justice and community has become a daunting task. And yet, there exists in the music of the civil rights movement an elemental force that has served African American and the human family for hundreds of years.
This morning we explore part of that legacy as we embark on a national journey toward change that makes justice a reality. Come sing and celebrate the legacy of Sankofa.
Reggie Harris is a singer/songwriter, educator, storyteller and recording artist known worldwide for addressing the issues of music, history, diversity and global relations in performance and conversation. He has been featured on CNN and in the New York Times. He is a teaching artist in the Kennedy Center’s CETA program (Changing Education Through the Arts), a fellow for the prestigious Council of Independent College lecture program, and is Co-President and Director of Music Education for the UU Living Legacy Project. His recordings are available on his website and on most platforms.