We Shall Overcome (1989)
audienceNo Score Yet
Submit your review!
We Shall Overcome tells the story of the song that became a Civil Rights anthem. In the 19th century, many African-Americans sang "I Shall Overcome," a spiritual that had been sung by slaves. By 1945, a group of striking tobacco workers began to sing "We Shall Overcome," marking the first time the song was used in a social protest. In the mid-'40s, workers at the integrated Highlander Folk School in New Market, TN, carried the song to dozens of strike sites. Folksinger Guy Carawan traveled
Sep 26, 1990
Watch It Now
No Friends? Inconceivable! Log in to see what your friends have to say.
Audience Reviews for We Shall Overcome
There are no audience reviews yet. Hurry, submit your review so you can be first!
Discuss We Shall Overcome on our Movie forum!