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Senegal's Rappers Continue to 'Cry From the Heart' for a More Just Society

[The Conversation Africa] American musicians were once integral to political activism. The 1963 March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom is recognised as a seminal moment in American history and a triumph for nonviolent resistance. Harry Belafonte, then a 36-year-old superstar of music, television and film, was at the forefront, serving as a confidant to Martin Luther King and helping to bankroll the Black Freedom Movement. Today few American artists seem willing to take such an active role in political struggles....

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Published By: Senegal. - Tuesday, 13 February