Originally Posted by Matt Algren
Seriously, there are people in the whacko corners of the web getting apopleptic about Rev. Lowery's benediction, specifically because he had the thing at the end about yellow being mellow and such. I thought it was awesome, and after a little digging I found out that I was right
Thanks for this discovery! I'm sure you recognized earlier in Lowry's benediction the quote of a verse from the hymn that is known as the African American National Anthem (titled, "Lift Every Voice and Sing"). So it turns out that Lowry's benediction was packed with literary allusion!