by Stuart Stotts


    From its roots in the gospel singing tradition of African-American history We Shall Overcome has traveled on a  journey around the world, providing inspiration and courage to people everywhere who struggle for justice, equality, and peace.

    We Shall Overcome: A Song That Changed the World tells the song’s story. With its excellent archival photographs, clear, concise storytelling, and evocative illustrations this book documents how We Shall Overcome has powerfully influenced modern human history.

  1. Bullet    Learn about its place in the epic marches and actions for civil rights of the 1950s and 60s.

  1. Bullet    Hear stories of activists’ determination as they faced violence and intimidation in the South.

  1. Bullet    Follow the song as it travels to India, South Africa, Russia, and beyond, bringing its message of hope and strength to people around the planet.


WE SHALL OVERCOME tells the story of a simple song sung by millions
across this planet.

A simple song that changed the world.

Watch the Book Trailer!http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZeijYoFmnsQhttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Bd4CgYXruUoshapeimage_1_link_0

Published by Clarion Books, New York.

Foreword by Pete Seeger.

Includes a CD of Pete singing

We Shall Overcome.

Photo Courtesy National Archives

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