Trinity University’s choral director has released a new online video venture in response to the nation’s racial strife this yr. Gary Seighman mentioned the job is an try to take a look at a incredibly difficult 2020.
“We couldn’t just go as business enterprise as common this 12 months. I knew that we wished to undertake some tasks that genuinely ended up applicable to what was heading on,” he mentioned.
The seed of the plan came to him previous summer season as he study the e book “My Hair Is A Garden” to his young children. Its protagonist is a Black woman shamed about her hair.
The tale encouraged Seighman, and he decided to generate a challenge that could discover earlier racial injustice and backlink it to latest situations. He contacted the book’s author Cozbi Cabrera to share the principle.
“And in minutes she responded