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Freedom Songs for Lincoln, Douglass and Darwin’s Birthdays
Sat February 12 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm EST
Please join us on Sat Feb 12, 4 pm, for a unique musical celebration of Emancipation and the Birthdays of Abraham Lincoln, Frederick Douglass and Charles Darwin, all of who made unique contributions to the struggle for human liberation and equality. Link below.
We will hear Union Army songs by Grammy awardees Jay and Molly, songs of Labor struggles by Jenny Bonham-Carter, and contemporary Civil Rights anthems by Marlon Solomon and Friends.
Short readings from Frederick Douglass on the Right to Vote by Jivan Sobrinho-Wheeler, and Maryellen Kurkulos (Mass Peace Action); Comments on Darwin’s abolitionism from Jonathan King, and current Right to Vote struggles from Larry Ward and Vaughn Goodwin (1199SEIU).
Jay Ungar and Molly Mason
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Co-Sponsored by Cambridge Residents Alliance, Institute for Peoples Engagement, Mass Peace Action Education Fund, MIT Radius.