Strange Fruit: Billie Holiday and the Power of a Protest by Gary Golio,Charlotte Riley-Webb PDF

By Gary Golio,Charlotte Riley-Webb

ISBN-10: 1467751235

ISBN-13: 9781467751230

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

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

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