The artwork created during the Civil Rights Movement in America has been used as a tool for understanding the deep and dark history that Black people have endured in this country. Chuck Prentiss is a Broadway musical expert who recently rediscovered what he believes to be the nation’s first Civil Rights song, and wants the rest of the world to hear it too.
Eric Mastrota is a Contributing Editor at The National Digest based in New York. A graduate of SUNY New Paltz, he reports on world news, culture, and lifestyle. You can reach him at firstname.lastname@example.org.