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Black Anthem: Lift Every Voice and Sing – What Does it Really Say?

Black National Anthem

In the current cultural war going on in America, all history is called into question.  Amid a national reckoning over racial tropes in culture, historian Daniel E. Walker, author Kevin Powell, and others are calling to rethink "The Star-Spangled Banner" as the national anthem, because this is about the deep-seated legacy of slavery and white supremacy in America. The anthem would join a long line of cultural mainstays that are being rebranded via the Black Lives Matters protests - word usage, monuments, books, speech, religion (removal of a white Jesus), even foods such as Eskimo Pies and Aunt Jemima syrup among them. All links to the past must either be rewritten, replaced, or canceled via "cancel culture." The National Football League plans to