Bernice Johnson Reagon
Founder and director of the vocal group Sweet Honey in the Rock. She was active in the civil rights movement. She earned a doctorate at Howard University and worked as a cultural historian at the Smithsonian Institute. In addition, she directed several programs in her career. She was made curator emeritus in 1994. She also taught at American History from 1993.
Music of Bernice
The music that has found release through me has always been related to Bernice Reagon, African in America. My songs usually have to do with struggling against oppression, with the feeling of keeping afloat in spite of it all...