Mavis Staples

Mavis Staples

Mavis Staples is an American rhythm and blues and gospel singer, actress and civil rights activist. She recorded and performed with her family's band The Staple Singers, and also as a solo artist. Wikipedia*

On the C-SPAN Networks:
Mavis Staples has three videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 2010 Rally. The year with the most videos was 2014 with two videos.

Appearances by Title:c. January 1, 2010 - Present Singer Videos: 3

Recent Appearances

  • Bill Clinton at Civil Rights Summit

    Bill Clinton at Civil Rights Summit

    Former President Bill Clinton gave the closing address on the second day of a three-day a Civil Rights Summit hosted by the Lyndon…

  • Music and Social Consciousness

    Music and Social Consciousness

    Panelists talked about music as a catalyst for social change. They spoke at a civil rights summit that took place from April…

  • Rally to Restore Sanity and/or Fear

    Rally to Restore Sanity and/or Fear

    Comedy Central hosts Jon Stewart of the “Daily Show” and Stephen Colbert of the “Colbert Report” held a rally on the National Mall on…

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