We Shall Overcome was the official theme song for the Civil Rights Movement. This lesson explores the power behind the song and the movement that it represented. Included in the 30 to 55 minute lesson are links to youtube videos and relevant information, lyric and lead sheets, a vocal demonstration track and a karaoke video. The contemporary black-gospel style arrangement contains original material that will encourage a new generation to own the song. Follow Songs That Build Character for more great music to come.