Warning: This is maybe not jazz, but it will definitely jazz up your day !!
Using synched movements and poetry, the kids address various issues from inequality to the lack of a well-rounded black history curriculum in the schools. One girl states affectingly: “We are taught to hate ourselves…America, why did you bring us here?” But the underlying message from Jones through these kids is the importance of pride and self-empowerment. As one of the children says near the end: “Today is ours/Let’s take it.”
Additional music by DJ Wild Worm Web.
“Black Power To The People” From MIX Tape WURM EP.