“It’s a struggle that continues today, and it really needs to be part of the conversation”: Chris Vallillo and the music of the Civil Rights Movement

After Hours with Rick Kogan

Rick Kogan and Chris Vallillo

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Acclaimed singer/songwriter Chris Vallillo joins Rick Kogan to talk about his latest album Oh Freedom!: Songs of the Civil Rights Movement.  They discuss music as a tool for social change, how Vallillo first got turned on to civil rights issues, the stories behind some of the songs on the album, and more.

 

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