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Mahalia Jackson, How I Got Over (1951). This gospel song is more than just about religious faith; in the Civil Rights Movement of the 60s, it also represented triumph against earthly injustices. It is a song of both wokeness and hopefulness in the face of oppression. #wokesongs #Woke #gospel
♪ How I Got Over | Mahalia Jackson at MLK's Civil Rights Campaign (Washington, 1963) - YouTube

The very same day that Martin Luther King Jr. pronounced his speech "I Have a Dream", Mahalia inspired thousands of demonstrators with this song called "How ...

07:37 PM - Mar 16, 2023
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