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BMR Bulletin is published by the Columbia College Center for Black Music Research and is devoted to the encouragement and promotion of scholarship and cultural activity in black American music, and is intended to serve as a medium for the sharing of ideas and information regarding current and future research and activities in universities and research centers. Articles: "Freedom in the Air': An Overview of the Songs of the Civil Rights Movement"/Guy and Candie Carawan; "The Lined Hymn as a Song of Freedom"/Bernice Johnson Reagon; "Paul Robeson, Civil Rights Activist: An Opinion"/Hale Smith; "Twentieth Century Civil Rights Collections in the Manuscript Division of the Library of Congress: A Selected Checklist"/Debra Newman Ham. Editor: Samuel A. Floyd, Jr. Managing Associate Editor: Marsha J. Reisser. Associate Editors: Orin Moe and Rae Linda Brown. Vol. 12, No. 1. 14 pages.

Publication Date

Spring 4-1-1990


Center for Black Music Research at Columbia College Chicago


Samuel A. Floyd, Jr., Guy and Candie Carawan, Bernice Johnson Reagon, Hale Smith, Debra Newman Ham, Columbia College Chicago, United States, music


Arts and Humanities | Education

Black Music Research Bulletin, Spring 1990