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(RNS2-FEB10) Civil rights leader Rev. Joseph Lowery used elements of “Lift Every Voice and Sing,” which is widely considered the unofficial black national anthem, in his prayer at President Obama’s inauguration. For use with RNS-BLACK-ANTHEM, transmitted Feb. 10, 2009. Religion News Service photo courtesy of Coalition for the People’s Agenda.

(RNS2-FEB10) Civil rights leader Rev. Joseph Lowery used elements of “Lift Every Voice and Sing,” which is widely considered the unofficial black national anthem, in his prayer at President Obama’s inauguration. For use with RNS-BLACK-ANTHEM, transmitted Feb. 10, 2009. Religion News Service photo courtesy of Coalition for the People’s Agenda.