What is the African American National Anthem?

"Lift Ev'ry Voice and Sing," written in 1900 in celebration of Lincoln's birthday by brothers James Weldon Johnson and J. Rosamond Johnson is considered the African National Anthem.


Timetables of African-American History (R 973.0496 Har) under "Negro National Anthem."


The song can be found in "Reader's Digest Family Songbook of Faith and Joy" (R 782.25 Rea).