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Posted on: March 13, 2023

[ARCHIVED] The Power of the Protest Song

Singer and songwriter Pamela Means joins us for a program about protest songs. Part-performance and part-presentation, this family-friendly public event explores the origin stories and lineages of protest songs, how their meanings and effects continue to transform through time and space, and how they have inspired--and continue to inspire--movements and cultural shifts within the realms of racial and social justice. In addition, Pamela also shares her own experiences with becoming an artist and using her voice. A curated rotating assortment of original songs and select, recognizable covers are integrated into the presentation as a powerful demonstration of how grounding, unifying, and mobilizing protest songs can be. 

Register at bit.ly/pamelameans.

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