- NAME: Bernice Johnson Reagon
- OCCUPATION: Civil Rights Activist, Songwriter, Singer
- BIRTH DATE: October 04, 1942 (Age: 71)
- Did You Know?: Bernice Johnson Reagon was expelled from Albany State College after getting arrested at a civil rights demonstration.
- EDUCATION: Albany State College, Howard University, Spelman College
- PLACE OF BIRTH: Near Albany, Georgia
- Full Name: Bernice Johnson Reagon
- Maiden Name: Bernice Johnson
- ZODIAC SIGN: Libra
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African-American musician, historian and teacher Bernice Johnson Reagon became a prominent participant in the Civil Rights Movement via her political songs.
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Reagon married fellow Freedom Singers member Cordell Reagon and gave birth to their daughter, Toshi, in 1963. Their son, Kwan Tauna, was born the following year. The couple divorced in 1967.
Reagon, who resides in Washington, D.C., continues to document, teach and create African-American music and history to provide a voice to those struggling to be heard in society.
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