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Opera singer Marian Anderson was barred from performing at Constitution Hall (in Washington DC) due to segregation. Instead she performed at an open-air concert on Easter Sunday of 1939 for 75,000 people (in addition to millions of radio listeners), on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial. – astonishing

Opera singer Marian Anderson was barred from performing at Constitution Hall (in Washington DC) due to segregation. Instead she performed at an open-air concert on Easter Sunday of 1939 for 75,000 people (in addition to millions of radio listeners), on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial.

Opera singer Marian Anderson was barred from performing at Constitution Hall (in Washington DC) due to segregation. Instead she performed at an open-air concert on Easter Sunday of 1939 for 75,000 people (in addition to millions of radio listeners), on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial. – astonishing