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Roland Hayes, Ministry of Music

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Roland Hayes, Ministry of Music
Program Description

A profile of the first major black classical singer on the 100th anniversary of his birth. Archival footage, recordings, dramatic reenactments and interviews chart the life of the ground-breaking tenor who was born to two ex-slaves in Georgia in 1887.



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Broadcast program

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Race and Ethnicity
Chicago: “Roland Hayes, Ministry of Music,” WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed September 21, 2020, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_54F39B4D2BB14674A574E8866B5D0A1D.
MLA: “Roland Hayes, Ministry of Music.” WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. September 21, 2020. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_54F39B4D2BB14674A574E8866B5D0A1D>.
APA: Roland Hayes, Ministry of Music. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_54F39B4D2BB14674A574E8866B5D0A1D
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