Sudanese Women Singers Assert Themselves With “Girls’ Music”

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In one of my favorite songs by Afrobeat progenitor Fela Kuti, he exclaims: If you call am woman African woman no go ‘gree She go say I be Lady o Fela is recounting the age-old resistance by African women to their circumscribed roles in traditional societies. This resistance is an often ignored, but very essential, […]