Folk Anthems, Soul, Motown, Gospel, and Rock and Roll music gave wings to the Civil Right Movement of the 1950’s—70’s.  Presenter Jon VanderPloeg, music aficionado and historian, shares samples of music that tells the story of race and the struggle for Civil Rights.  Listen to Billie Holiday’s pain-filled song “Strange Fruit” and  the “Robbie Doby Boogie” a celebration of baseball great Jackie Robinson breaking the color line.  On the B-side, stirring examples from Bob Dylan, Phil Ochs, Mahalia Jackson, Roebuck “Pops” Staples and the Staple Singers!  Monday, January 21, at 7:00 pm.