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  • Underground Railroad comes to life in updated set of songs, stories

    Underground Railroad comes to life in updated set of songs, stories

    “For it to feel authentic to me, I wasn't going to attempt to sing these songs the way someone might have sung them in 1850; that I would have to be true to all of my influences." — Khari Wendell McClelland
  • Music of history and hope: Freedom Singer charts path from slavery

    Music of history and hope: Freedom Singer charts path from slavery

    Khari Wendell McClelland sought to trace the path travelled by his ancestors and other African-American slaves who fled to Canada in search of freedom. But as he embarked on his cross-Canada journey researching the history of the Underground Railroad and his own great-great-great-grandmother Kizzy, McClelland unearthed a connection, which deepened his interest and ties to […]

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