Bernice Johnson Reagon and Toshi Reagon
Creative Alliance Mother’s Day Celebration
Pictured: Toshi Reagon (left), photo credit: Eric Beckman. Bernice Johnson Reagon (right), photo credit: Sharon Farmer
Bernice Johnson Reagon, scholar, singer/songleader, and activist for over half a century has been a profound contributor to African American and American culture. Born in Southwest Georgia, her work as a singer has included, the SNCC Freedom Singers, The Harambee Singers and Sweet Honey In The Rock. Her strongest musical collaborator is her daughter, Toshi Reagon, composer, producer, and leader of her own ensemble, Toshi Reagon and BIGLovely. Toshi is “a one-woman celebration of all that’s dynamic, progressive and uplifting in American music”. This refreshing musical collaboration will be sure to uplift, inspire and delight.
This performance will be signed.
Sponsored by ACLU
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