Activism through Music

We’ve all heard that Music hath charms to soothe a savage breast (William Congreve) but music also has the power to incite action and raise awareness of critical issues in our society. Earlier this year we discussed The Dream Unfinished’s work, and the concert remembering and honoring the life of Sandra Bland and offering (from their website): musical tribute to black women impacted by racial injustice, and female activists and organizers of the historic Civil Rights and #BlackLivesMatter movements. The concert was a powerful and poignant event (read Liane Curtis’s review at The Music Intelligencer).  The spirit of activism through music is…