March 🌺

William Morris, born on 24 March 1834, was an English designer, poet, and socialist activist associated with the British Arts and Crafts Movement. His long poem “The Earthly Paradise” consists of a series of narrative poems that follow the plan of Chaucer’s The Canterbury Tales. It is made up of twenty-four stories, two per month,… Read More March 🌺

🎶 We Shall Overcome 🎶 (4. Use in protest movements)

In August 1963, Joan Baez led a crowd of 300,000 in several verses taken from “We Shall Overcome” at the Lincoln Memorial during the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom. Even President Lyndon Johnson, himself a Southerner, used the phrase “we shall overcome” in a speech delivered after the violent attacks on Civil Rights… Read More 🎶 We Shall Overcome 🎶 (4. Use in protest movements)