Bernice Johnson Reagon

Legendary icon — singer, activist, scholar, artist — inspires audiences with a moving and memorable mixture of song and spoken word.

  • A major cultural voice for freedom and justice for over 45 years; singing, teaching—speaking out against racism and organized inequities of all kinds.
  • Author of If You Don’t Go, Don’t Hinder Me
  • Recipient of the Heinz Award for the Arts and Humanities along with the Leeway National Award for Women in the Arts

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