Bands Whose Names Refer To Slavery Are Changing Their Names, And Sometimes More


The band names are a symbol – just a symbol, perhaps, but a strong one. However: “The question is not, “‘hould bands whose names have ties to slavery change them?’ The question is: Are we committed to looking our awful history in the eyes, admitting that it led us to a place in which Black people in America are still systematically mistreated, and doing everything we can to fix that?” – Vice


Tags: Art, Music, America, 06.26.20

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