Bernice Johnson Reagon
Bio. Encyclopaedia Britannica.
On the Web:
Interview with Bernice Johnson Reagon. Marvette Pérez, Radical History Review 68
On the Web: Specialized Sites
Online audio sample of Sacred Ground: Sweet Honey In The Rock.
In the Library: Articles
Anderson, Sharon. "Bernice Johnson Reagon [interview]," The Other Side (7-8/88):11-14.
Gilbert, Andrew. "Sweet Honey in the Rock -- shedding light for thirty years," San Jose Mercury News (12/4/03).
In the Library: Non-Fiction Books
Harding, Vincent & Rosemary Freeney Harding. Bernice Johnson Reagon: The Singing Warrior (Denver: Veterans of Hope, 2000).
Reagon, Bernice Johnson (ed.) We'll Understand It Better By & By: Pioneering African American Gospel Composers (Washington: Smithsonian Institution, 1992)
__________ & Sweet Honey in the Rock. We Who Believe in Freedom: Sweet Honey in the Rock -- Still on the Journey (NY: Anchor, 1993).
__________. If You Don't Go, Don't Hinder Me: The African American Sacred Song Tradition (Lincol : U/ of Nebraska, 2001)
In the Library: Fiction
In the Library: Poetry
"The Songs Are Free: Bernice Johnson Reagon with Bill Moyers" , dir. Gail Pellett, 54m. From Films for the Humanities & Sciences.
"Bernice Johnson Reagon: SNCC & Founder of Sweet Honey in the Rock" , by Rachel Elizabeth Harding & Sudarshan Kapur, 42m. From the Veterans of Hope Project.
"Wade in the water" , conceived and compiled by Bernice Johnson Reagon. Washington, D.C. : Smithsonian/Folkways Recordings.