Angélique Kidjo Celebrates Women and Human Rights With “Eve”

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In addition to her music, Kidjo has a boundless passion for women’s empowerment and human rights. She is an advocate for girls’ education and a fighter against genital mutilation, early marriage, and violence against women….

Greg Russak‘s insight:

Make sure and give a listen to the bonus track at the end of the article. Don’t let your lack of understanding of the language get in the way. Just listen.

 

Bonus YouTubes are from yours truly.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B1W6XytdxN8

 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_Kk23vt35P4&feature=share&list=PL5F883D4A659E5E66&index=6

"Agolo" in Fon language means "move out, make room" the song, is a celebration of Mother Earth. It is a song of hope, a call to the good powers of nature and more particularly to Aidohouédo, the great rainbow snake, the messenger of love and tenderness who coils around the four cardinal points.

 

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Proud middle class husband, father, and progressive liberal. Registered Non-Partisan but have much more in common with Democrats than Republicans. Consider Libertarians to be immature and underdeveloped in their understanding of reality. An atheist who doesn't care what you believe so long as you stop pretending the Founding Fathers intended for you to legislatively force your beliefs on everyone else. Laughs out loud in mocking disdain at the abject lunacy of birthers, climate science deniers, and hard core tea partiers. If that offends you, too bad. You're not rational and have no place at the adult table.
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