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Watch Alicia Keys' 'Lift Every Voice & Sing' Performance from Super Bowl 2021 & Read Lyrics Here!

Watch Alicia Keys' 'Lift Every Voice & Sing' Performance from Super Bowl 2021 & Read Lyrics Here!

Alicia Keys‘ performance of the classic song “Lift Every Voice and Sing” aired during the 2021 Super Bowl pre-game show!

The performance was originally aired by the NFL back in September 2020 and there was a narration from actor Anthony Mackie.

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If you didn’t know, “Lift Every Voice and Sing” is a poem that was written in 1900 by James Weldon Johnson to celebrate the birthday of Abraham Lincoln. The poem was set to music by James’ brother and the song was adopted as the “Negro National Anthem” by the NAACP over a hundred years ago.

“Lift every voice and sing, Till earth and heaven ring, Ring with the harmonies of Liberty, Let our rejoicing rise,” the song begins.

You can watch the video below!

Click inside to read the lyrics for the song…

You can read the lyrics below.

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