Hear Will Liverman’s song about the Emanuel Nine, written by Marcus Amaker

Charleston poet laureate Marcus Amaker’s poem about the Nine, “The Rain,” was set to music by composer Shawn Okpebholo for Will Liverman’s album, “Dreams of a New Day.”

The album and song has received attention from NPR, New York Times, Washington Post, and more.

Listen to the song, below. Purchase the album here.