National Civil Rights Museum News

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Museum Statement on the Passing of Hugh Masekela and Wyatt Tee Walker

  January 23, 2018 will go down in civil rights history as a sad day.  Two of the icons of the 20th century civil rights movement made their transition – Ramapolo Hugh Masekela and Rev. Wyatt Tee Walker. Hugh Masekela was a renowned South African composer.  In a career spanning more than five decades, Masekela gained international recognition with his distinctive Afro-Jazz sound and hits such as “Soweto Blues”, which served as one of the soundtracks... Read More
Posted by Connie Dyson at Wednesday, January 24, 2018