Morley: A Song for Women in Prison, Shackled in Childbirth

January 21, 2015 · Leave a Comment 

liveMorley’s artistic practice is deeply steeped in using music to raise awareness for global women’s rights and human rights issues, including the practice of shackling women in prison during labor. 

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Paul Rucker: A ‘PROLIFERATION’ Of Imprisoned Lives

January 21, 2015 · 2 Comments 

Proliferation4-602x400Paul Rucker, “PROLIFERATION,” 2009. Video, audio, music composition, and animation. 

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Jay Lee on the Grammy Foundation’s Music Education Program

September 6, 2010 · Leave a Comment 

Amina Zamani interviews the documentary’s director Jay Lee

Sometimes to be the best guitarist you don’t have to play,

Just sometimes means you have to be able to work well with other people

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Allah at the Apollo: Islamic Cultural Renaissance Finds Roots at Harlem’s Apollo Theater

January 26, 2010 · 1 Comment 




Originally published on January 26, 2010 for The Defenders Online, a publication of the NAACP LDF


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Somi: of note Artist of the Year 2009

December 1, 2009 · Leave a Comment 

Photo by Terrence Jennings, 2009

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