Entertainment History December 19, 2019 at 01:30 pm

These legendary black singers refused to perform to segregated audiences even at the expense of their career

Ama Nunoo December 19, 2019 at 01:30 pm

December 19, 2019 at 01:30 pm | Entertainment, History

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James Brown

The soul singer tried to prevent show organizers in his hometown, Augusta, Georgia from segregating the crowd, but he failed. Not succumbing to the recent happenings, he made a personal vow never to perform for a segregated crowd and he succeeded.

For his next show in Macon, Georgia, he stood his grounds and insisted for the audience to be integrated before he performs.

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