The Voice that Challenged a Nation: Marian Anderson and the Struggle for Equal Rights
Date: May 2008
Duration: 2 hours 20 minutes
Winner of the Robert F. Sibert Informational Book Award, The Voice That Challenged a Nation is an inspiring biography. In the 1930s, black singer Marian Anderson was not allowed to perform at Constitution Hall. But with help from Eleanor Roosevelt, Anderson staged an amazing concert at the Lincoln Memorial and became an activist for civil rights.