- Jarana Beat
With contagious charm and good vibes, this award-winning, folk-inspired band is guaranteed to bring Festival-goers to their feet. Jarana Beat fuses the sounds of Afro-Amerindian Mexico with contemporary elements, drawing from cultures around the world, as well as the New York scene.
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Today, Pen America has joined @POMED & 18 other rights orgs to send an open letter to @SecBlinken & @JakeSullivan46 urging them not to provide $300 million in FY2021 military aid to #Egypt in light of the country’s failure to meet human rights conditions. https://pomed.org/joint-letter-biden-administration-should-not-provide-military-aid-to-egypt-in-light-of-egregious-human-rights-violations/
Infowars host Alex Jones dominated the news last week as an Austin jury awarded $4.1M in compensatory damages and another $45.2M in punitive damages to two Sandy Hook parents.
What Does the Alex Jones Case Mean for the #FirstAmendment and #Disinformation?https://firstamendmentwatch.org/what-does-the-alex-jones-case-mean-for-the-first-amendment-and-disinformation-leading-scholars-lawyers-provide-analysis/
The advocacy group @PENamerica found the scope of book censorship in the U.S. “expanded rapidly” in the last year. #UCSB scholars weigh in. #BookBanning http://ow.ly/FI9g50Keuzx