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In the pews, on the streets and in the halls of Washington, songs of freedom rang out loud and proud during the civil rights era. As we mark the 50th anniversary of the seminal year that changed it all — 1963 — ESSENCE.com takes a look back at 20 socially conscious songs that forever changed our outlook as a people.
Hathaway's 1973 song "Someday We'll All Be Free" spoke to the heart of Black...
Hathaway's 1973 song "Someday We'll All Be Free" spoke to the heart of Black Americans and gave inspiration to all those who believed a future with "brighter days will soon be here."
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