I wrote this song about the Darfur situation and I hope to bring the song into my classroom and have my students sing some back-up. Will it work? I have no idea but it could be pretty cool. I’m interested in having them think about how songwriting and music can be used as a platform for political protest and outrage. It’s just another way to demonstrate how writing has the potential to make a difference in the world.
If Iget some good recordings of my students singing, I will remix this video and see if we can add it to the Many Voices for Darfur project in some way.
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Peace (in all points of the globe),
As a child of the 60s, I’m pretty sure you are on to something, Kevin – something that your students will carry with them for a long time to come – empowering them to make a difference.