New PDF release: Strange Fruit: Billie Holiday and the Power of a Protest

By Gary Golio,Charlotte Riley-Webb

The viewers used to be thoroughly silent the 1st time Billie vacation played a music referred to as "Strange Fruit." within the Nineteen Thirties, Billie was once often called a performer of jazz and blues track, yet this track wasn't both of these issues. It used to be a music approximately injustice, and it'll switch her lifestyles forever.

Discover how outsiders—Billie vacation, a tender black girl raised in poverty, and Abel Meeropol, the son of Jewish immigrants—combined their skills to create a music that challenged racism and prepared the ground for the Civil Rights movement.

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