America's Other Anthems : Code Switch This week, we're uncovering the stories behind three American Anthems. First, we hear from two musical greats about their respective versions of "Fight the Power." Next, we learned about the transformation of the children's choir staple, "This Little Light of Mine." Finally, we took a trip down "Whittier Blvd."
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America's Other Anthems

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America's Other Anthems

America's Other Anthems

America's Other Anthems

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This week, we're uncovering the stories behind three American Anthems. First, we hear from two musical greats about their respective versions of "Fight the Power." Next, we learned about the transformation of the children's choir staple, "This Little Light of Mine." Finally, we took a trip down "Whittier Blvd."

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Born as a children's song, "This Little Light of Mine" was transformed by the civil rights movement into an anthem of singular power.
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