Candie Carawan

Candie Carawan

Candie Carawan

CANDIE CARAWAN is an educator, writer, musician, and collector who is dedicated to preserving the culture of the South and fighting for the civil rights of its common people. She and her spouse, Guy Carawan, Candie Carawan, had a decades-long association with the Highlander Research and Education Center in New Market, Tennessee. The Carawans served as consultants to the public television productions of "Eyes on the Prize" and "History of the Song 'We Shall Overcome.'" Their books include Ain't You Got a Right to the Tree of Life? (Georgia), We Shall Overcome, and Freedom Is a Constant Struggle.