Kate Smith’s “God Bless America” out at Yankee Stadium over racist songs

Kate Smith’s “God Bless America” out at Yankee Stadium over racist songs The Yankees have decided to no longer run Kate Smith’s version of “God Bless America” during their seventh-inning stretch because of Smith’s affiliation with songs that carried racist lyrics. Most famously, Smith sang a 1931 song, “That’s Why Darkies Were Born,” which opened:…

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