Thursday, July 12, 2018

Protesting Trump's Immigration Policy Through Song

 

NPR reports on protest music responding the Trump administration's immigration policies.  Nothing struck a public nerve in the United States like the news that children were being forcibly separated from their parents at the U.S.-Mexico border by the Trump administration earlier this year.

Social media and opinion polls condemned the policy.  Hundreds of protests took place around the country.  And politically engaged musicians spoke out.

Ultimately, the Trump administration changed the policy.

KJ

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/immigration/2018/07/protesting-trumps-immigration-policy-through-song.html

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