Anne Romaine

Antiwar songs by Anne Romaine

Anne Romaine (1942-1995), folk music performer, historian, and writer, was active in the civil rights movement, and, with Bernice Johnson Reagon, created the Southern Folk Cultural Revival Project, a racially mixed group of traditional artists who toured the South. Romaine, who was married to civil rights activist Howard Romaine, also worked with Guy Carawan, Esther Lefever, and Hazel Dickens.

Anna Romaine è morta nel 1995 a 53 anni per colpa di una stupida appendicite. E’ morta anche perché era uno dei 40 milioni di americani che soltanto fino a qualche giorno fa, prima della riforma sanitaria di Obama, non avevano assistenza medica non potendosi permettere una copertura assicurativa…

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