Marie Planeille

World News

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Malian Musicians Have Been Muzzled

On December 1, 2012, Secretary Hillary Clinton honored eight performing artists at the State Department, stating, “Art is an outward expression of our common human dignity…they [artists] refused to accept the world as it is or the limitations that someone or society tried to place on them. They insist on exploring what could be, they challenge our prejudices, and change our perspectives.”