Melba Liston: “Renaissance Woman”

  title={Melba Liston: “Renaissance Woman”},
  author={Emmett G. Price},
  journal={Black Music Research Journal},
  pages={159 - 168}
The new Negro is a sober, sensible creature, conscious of his environment, knowing that not all is right, but trying hard to become adjusted to this civilization in which he finds himself by no will or choice of his own. He is not the shallow, vain, showy creature which he is sometimes advertised to be. He still hopes that the unreasonable opposition to his forward and upward progress will relent. But, at any rate, he is resolved to fight, and live or die, on the side of God and the Eternal… 
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