|Freedom Sings band in
Performances of Freedom Sings™ combine narration, video, photographs and live
music in a fast-paced, entertaining and inspirational celebration of the First
Amendment and free expression.
The musical and multi-media performances feature narrators including Gene
Policinski, First Amendment Center executive director, Diversity Institute
Director Robbie Morganfield and Freedom Sings author Ken Paulson, with a cast of
hit songwriters and award-winning singers and other musicians.
|Shonka Dukureh, left, and
Jonell Mosser collaborate on a ballad.|
The video clips, graphics and storytelling portray the history of music
censorship in the United States from the 18th century to today. Along the way,
the Freedom Sings performance teaches about all five freedoms of the First
Amendment — speech, press, religion, assembly and petition.
These photos were taken during various Freedom Sings performances in several
|Music Director Bill
2008 Freedom Sings events
At USA Today, McLean, Va.
Leadership Music at First Amendment Center, Nashville
Chips Quinn Scholars program at the Newseum, Washington, D.C.
College Media Advisers at First Amendment Center, Nashville
University of Missouri, Columbia
University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
Al Neuharth Media Center/University of South Dakota, Vermillion