Mahalia Jackson: Gospel Singer and Civil Rights Champion

Unabridged Audiobook

Written By: Montrew Dunham

Narrated By: Pam Ward

Publisher: Blackstone Audiobooks

Date: January 2006

Duration: 1 hours 55 minutes


"Halie" Jackson grew up in poverty on the levees of New Orleans. But every Sunday young Mahalia sang proudly in the church choir, the youngest member at age five! She left school after eighth grade and worked as a maid to help support her family. However, her passion for singing her special brand of music known as "gospel" never waned.