Michael Franti’s Statemant zum Rassismusproblem in den USA:
The song is a response to the crisis taking place in America today over the lack of grand jury indictments in the Eric Garner and Michael Brown killings.
I talked with Rolling Stone about the song, the inspiration for it and my own personal experiences being profiled by police. Click here to read the interview.
We all have a stake and a responsibility in bringing about these changes. We might not ever live in a society that is just, unbiased, kind and peaceful all the time, but I know for sure we can all do way better than what we are doing right now. So let’s not give up trying. That is the challenge today and we’ve all been called to play a role in, let’s start today.