Let Freedom Ring: The Music of the Abolitionists

Mon, 01/21/2013 - 2:00pm

Reformers say, “any good crusade requires singing,” and this special features the songs penned to stir up support of equality.  Let Freedom Ring: The Music of the Abolitionists, airing Monday, January 21, 2013 at 2 p.m. on Classical 91.5/FM-HD 91.5-1., ties into the ongoing PBS series The Abolitionists: American Experience. This series tells the stories of the passionate anti-slavery activists who fought body and soul in the most important civil rights crusade in American history.

The Abolitionists: American Experience airs on WXXI-TV/HD (DT21.1/cable 1011 and 11), Tuesdays, January 8, 15, and 22, 2013 at 9 p.m.