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Shout! Black Gospel Music Moments: Chicago's Favorite Gospel Group, The Victory Travelers

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The Rev. Reuben Burton and the Travelers were an important part of Dr. Martin Luther king's campaign in Chicago in 1966.

Will Burney is a Texas State Graduate with a Bachelor’s in Mass Communications. He began his career in Houston working as a sound mixer for commercials and films, as well as a photographer. In 2016, he began working in Waco on the Texas Music Cafe handling marketing, editing, and producing feature segments. In his spare time, he enjoys long walks on the beach and his fluffy black cat named Bear.
Robert F. Darden is the author of two dozen books, most recently: Nothing But Love in God’s Water, Volume II: Black Sacred Music from Sit-In to Resurrection City (Penn State University Press, 2016); Nothing But Love in God’s Water, Volume I: Black Sacred Music from the Civil War to the Civil Rights Movement(Penn State University Press, 2014); Jesus Laughed: The Redemptive Power of Humor(Abingdon Press, 2008), Reluctant Prophets and Clueless Disciples: Understanding the Bible by Telling Its Stories(Abingdon Press, 2006); and People Get Ready! A New History of Black Gospel Music(Continuum/Bloomsbury, 2004).