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Bernice Johnson Reagon

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Bio. MusicMakers.

Bio. Encyclopaedia Britannica.

On the Web: Articles

Interview with Bernice Johnson Reagon. Marvette Pérez, Radical History Review 68

On the Web: Specialized Sites

Sweet Honey in the Rock.

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

In the Library: Photography

CD & Audio:

Film & Video:

"The Songs Are Free: Bernice Johnson Reagon with Bill Moyers" [1997], dir. Gail Pellett, 54m. From Films for the Humanities & Sciences.

"Bernice Johnson Reagon: SNCC & Founder of Sweet Honey in the Rock" [2000], by Rachel Elizabeth Harding & Sudarshan Kapur, 42m. From the Veterans of Hope Project.

"Wade in the water" [1994], conceived and compiled by Bernice Johnson Reagon. Washington, D.C. : Smithsonian/Folkways Recordings.

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