Today's show revisits the topic of Marian Anderson. An acclaimed contralto, Marian Anderson was barred from singing in Constitution Hall in 1939 because of her race. The concert she sang at the Lincoln Memorial instead influenced a young Martin Luther King, Jr.
The original episode can be found here: https://www.missedinhistory.com/podcasts/marian-anderson-the-lady-from-philadelphia.htm
Topics in this Podcast: SYMHC Classics