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Morning Song – American Skin (41 Shots)

September 20, 2016

To quote Bruce Springsteen’s friend Bono, “How long? How long must we sing this song?

As unarmed Black men continue to be shot and killed by police officers on American streets at an alarming rate, Springsteen’s “American Skin (41 Shots)”, written in the wake of Amadou Diallo’s death 17 years ago, remains a hauntingly powerful—and distressingly relevant—incantation of a song.

 

 

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