For over 40 years. Reggie Harris has been a vital part of international music and story circles as a musician, storyteller and educator. He is a Kennedy Center teaching artist and a lecturer for the Council of Independent Colleges. He travels worldwide, presenting over 300 performances a year to audiences of all backgrounds and ages. Harris is also co-president and music education director for the Living Legacy Project, highlighting the history of the modern Civil Rights movement. He is a recording artist and a respected interpreter of the history of the Underground Railroad and the music of Civil Rights.
Presented in partnership with Not in Our Town Princeton.
This program is part of "Lift Every Voice: Why African American Poetry Matters", a national public humanities initiative of Library of America presented in partnership with The Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture with generous support from The National Endowment for the Humanities, The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation and Emerson Collective.