Signing the Nation: ASL Performance of “Lift Every Voice and Sing”

Date / Time

March 18, 2021

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm


Celebrate Black Deaf communities and the expressive power of American Sign Language!

Crystal Kelley Schwartz, performer and educator, will perform “Lift Every Voice and Sing,” popularly known as the Black National Anthem, as well as teach a portion of the song in ASL.

Introduction by Dr. Johari Jabir, musician, scholar, and faculty in UIC Black Studies.

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CART live captioning and ASL interpretation will be provided. For any other access requests, contact or (312) 355-7050.

Hosted by the Women’s Leadership and Resource Center and Disability Cultural Center as part of WLRC’s Let Our Rejoicing Rise project.

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