Charles White’s “Ye Shall Inherit the Earth”, 1953, charcoal on paper, 39 x 26 in. was used on the cover of American Negro Spirituals, a publication issued by Chappell & Co., Inc. of New York. The publication was one of a series of musical settings by Fela Sowande, a Nigerian musicologist. This one was 6123 Steal Away – SATBB a cappella [SATBB was an abbreviation of 1 Soprano part - 1 Alto part - 1 Tenor part - 2 Bass parts.

The image credit was “Mother and Child” by Charles White, used by permission.

At least one other publication in a parallel series (published by Ricordi) also featured a Charles White reproduction, in that instance, it was a work variously identified as "Dawn of a New Tomorrow", “The dawn of a new day”, and “Hope”.