Vanessa Williams to perform “Black national anthem” for PBS July 4th celebration

Singer Vanessa Williams is set to perform “Lift Every Voice and Sing,” known as the “Black national anthem” while hosting PBS’s “A Capitol Fourth” celebration today.

“It’s in celebration of the wonderful opportunity that we now have to celebrate Juneteenth. So we are reflective of the times,” Williams said.

The  same anthem was also played during the 2020 Super Bowl as performed by Alicia Keys.