Daryl Davis | Breaking Down Barriers


Daryl Davis
Breaking Down Barriers

Musician and Humanitarian

DO USA 2015
Running time: 23m 00s

Filed in: Social Change


“We are living in space-age times but there are too many of us still thinking in stone age times.” 

Grammy-nominated and multi-music award-winning Rock, Blues & Jazz musician and author, Daryl Davis has hung out with Jerry Lee Lewis, jammed with Chuck Berry, President Bill Clinton and toured extensively with Muddy Waters’ Legendary Blues Band. But the most remarkable thing about the life of the legendary Black musician is his personal crusade against racism.

He has received the distinguished humanitarian Common Ground and Elliott-Black awards among others for his work in race relations and his book Klan-Destine Relationships, in which he became the first Black author to do extensive interviews with leaders and members of the Ku Klux Klan.


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