BONUS: The Lasting Power Of Whitney Houston’s National Anthem

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BONUS: The Lasting Power Of Whitney Houston’s National Anthem

Why does Whitney Houston’s 1991 Super Bowl national anthem still resonate 30 years later? In this episode of NPR’s It’s Been A Minute, host Sam Sanders chats with author Danyel Smith about that moment of Black history and what it says about race, patriotism and pop culture.

Smith wrote about the significance of that national anthem performance back in 2016 for ESPN.

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