Sweet Honey in the Rock: Raise Your Voice
American Masters Season 19

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"Sweet Honey in the Rock: Raise Your Voice," a performance documentary profiling the African-American women's a cappella group, whose gentle but pointed music incorporates African songs, blues, jazz, gospel and hip hop, sung "with a political ring," says group member Aisha Kahlil. A "black women's force in the universe" founded by civil-rights-movement veteran Bernice Johnson Reagon in 1973, its mission remains unchanged. "The world," says Reagon, "needs to know what it looks like to us."

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