Mahalia Jackson
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Mahalia Jackson: Gospel Singer and Civil Rights Champion

Author: Montrew Dunham

Series: The Young Patriots Series

Narrator: Pam Ward

Unabridged: 2 hr 20 min

Format: Digital Audiobook

Publisher: Blackstone Audiobooks

Published: 01/01/2006

Genre: Children & Young Adults Fiction

Synopsis

"Halie" Jackson grew up in poverty on the levees of New Orleans. But every Sunday young Mahalia sang proudly in the church choir, the youngest member at age five! She left school after eighth grade and worked as a maid to help support her family. However, her passion for singing her special brand of music known as "gospel" never waned.

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