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A symbolic song of the civil rights movement, and sadly still relevant in 2015.

"We shall overcome, we shall overcome,
We shall overcome some day;
Oh, deep in my heart (I know that) I do believe
That we shall overcome some day.

We are not afraid...

We are not alone...

We'll walk hand in hand...

Black and white together...

We shall all be free, we shall all be free,
We shall all be free some day;
Deep in my heart (I know that) I do believe
That we shall all be free some day!"
Lyndon B. Johnson, introducing the Voting Rights Act of 1965: "But even if we pass this bill the battle will not be over. What happened in Selma is part of a far larger movement which reaches into every section and state of America. It is the effort of American Negroes to secure for themselves the full blessings of American life. Their cause must be our cause too. Because it's not just Negroes, but really it's all of us, who must overcome the crippling legacy of bigotry and injustice.

And we shall overcome."
by Mary D. Sue January 19, 2015
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