Bernice Johnson Reagon Quote
Picture Source: Wikimedia CommonsBernice Johnson Reagon
Born: October 4, 1942 (age 74)
Occupation: Musician, singer, songwriter, scholar
Bio: Bernice Johnson Reagon is a singer, composer, scholar, and social activist, who founded the a cappella ensemble Sweet Honey in the Rock in 1973.
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“I do order and declare that all persons held as slaves within said designated States, and part of States, are, and henceforward shall be free;... And upon this act, sincerely believed to be an act of justice, warranted by the Constitution, upon military necessity, I invoke the considerate judgment of mankind, and the gracious favor of Almighty God.”