Gizelxanath & Ben Barson
and the Afro Yaqui Music Collective
"Art is a weapon in the struggle for ideas, the class struggle." -- Amiri Baraka
Art is Never Neutral in the struggle for a new world. Partners Ben and Gizelxanath combine to rhythms of Africa, Asia, and the Yaqui people to imagine a world beyond mass incarceration and ecocide --
a world where life fits.
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The Afro Yaqui Music Collective features Mario Quinn and Mayan Toztil rapper Juan Jiminez on "Kolavalik."
Ben Barson and his Mentor, Fred Ho, at Amherst Media on April 5th, 2012.