Dewey Williams

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Born at the turn of the century, Williams has been the leader of the African-American shape-note movement in Southern Alabama for over 50 years. In the late '80s, he was honored with a Heritage Award…
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Born at the turn of the century, Williams has been the leader of the African-American shape-note movement in Southern Alabama for over 50 years. In the late '80s, he was honored with a Heritage Award from the National Endowment for the Arts/Folk Arts.