The Sixteenth Street Baptist Church attack angered Morgan so much that he delivered a speech to white audience denouncing the violence.
Cleopatra Kennedy has used her voice not only to entertain and inspire audiences, but also to move them to fight for freedom, justice and racial equality.
The choir sang stirring freedom songs. Audiences sang the songs at mass meetings and in the streets as they marched in demonstrations.
Members of YMBC are launching a project that aims to honor Morgan’s legacy with programming that addresses systemic racism and social injustice.
Students at Miles College, a historically Black school, led an economic boycott to pressure downtown stores to stop discriminating against African Americans.