The story of African American religious music as a moral weapon, to galvanize individuals for worship and for action in the civil rights struggles of the century.
Wade in the Water is a 26-part series, originally released in 1994, that celebrates African American sacred music and traditions. To learn more about the series, click here. For more episodes click here or listen on the go with the NPR One app.
This series was produced by Judi Moore Latta and Sonja Williams.
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