Wednesday, February 12, 2020 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM – Ain’t Gonna Let Nobody Turn me ‘Round

Cary Memorial Library
1874 Massachusetts Avenue, Lexington, MA 02420

Large Meeting Room

Ain’t Gonna Let Nobody Turn me ‘Round.

With original historical narratives, a dozen civil rights songs and over 200 historical images, this performance offers the story of the Civil Rights Movement for African Americans from 1955 to 1967, highlighting activists such as Rosa Parks, Fannie Lou Hamer and Ella Baker.

Charlie King and Candace Cassin recreate these dramatic events using first person historical narrative with over a dozen songs and more than 200 images from the Civil Rights Struggle. There is an emphasis on individual acts of courage and inspired action.

Charlie King is a musical storyteller, movement historian and political satirist. He is the 2018 recipient of the annual Phil Ochs Award, in recognition of his music and activism for social and political justice in the spirit of Phil Ochs. Candace Cassin is a social service provider, spiritual director and teacher of Buddhist practice.

This program is brought to the Cary Library in partnership with Association of Black Citizens of Lexington.

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