Art: Bridging Differences
Throughout history, art
has often served not only as a form of creative expression, but as a tool
to bring people together. The students from the U.S., South Africa, and, Senegal
in the Journey Towards
Peace documentary differed greatly in opinion on issues of race and ethnicity,
yet they all listened to American hip-hop music. While they listened and danced,
all of the conflict seemed to disappear at least for a little while.
art and music from around the world! In Senegal, watch Cheikhs recite
a poem about the slave house and a local band at work, enjoy a church choir
and street musicians in South Africa, and celebrate JanellesNavajo musical
traditions in Albuquerque New Mexico.