imani uzuri

I’m giddy with excitement about The Gypsy Diaries feature in Ms. Magazine!!! 

"Following the path of black traveling women such as Bessie Smith, Josephine Baker, Billie Holiday and Nina Simone, the North Carolina-born Uzuri first headed north to New York. Tracks like “I Sing the Blues” and “Meet Me at the Station” evoke connections with women who left the South with dreams of freedom on their minds and a song on their lips…"

So thankful to  Professor Jennifer Williams for deconstructing and locating my work within this rich legacy!! #feministbliss!!
http://msmagazine.com/blog/blog/2012/06/12/imani-uzuri-a-traveling-woman/

photo credit Shawn Lee

I’m giddy with excitement about The Gypsy Diaries feature in Ms. Magazine!!!

"Following the path of black traveling women such as Bessie Smith, Josephine Baker, Billie Holiday and Nina Simone, the North Carolina-born Uzuri first headed north to New York. Tracks like “I Sing the Blues” and “Meet Me at the Station” evoke connections with women who left the South with dreams of freedom on their minds and a song on their lips…"

So thankful to Professor Jennifer Williams for deconstructing and locating my work within this rich legacy!! #feministbliss!!
http://msmagazine.com/blog/blog/2012/06/12/imani-uzuri-a-traveling-woman/

photo credit Shawn Lee

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