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  • one of my songs is your favorite song, Strange Fruit.

  • It's a song about important things.

  • You know things are going on in the country That's holiday Woman's, causing a lot of people to think the wrong things.

  • Starting Gun for the so called civil rights movement, we have to tell our stories.

  • We have to know that we existed, Billy Billy story must be told.

  • And how many other stories like Billy's are there out there that we don't know about?

  • That's what I found upsetting that I was 60 one years old, and here we are.

  • I'm just learning about the importance of strange fruit.

  • That's not a good thing.

  • That's not really that's not a good thing at all.

  • So, uh, tell more stories to tell and we're going to I'm going to continue to tell him Southern trees get her off that stage.

  • Yeah, they're strange fruit.

  • They won't let me signal where no clubs, no money, no nothing.

  • The film is relevant today, and it was relevant 20 years ago was relevant during my grandmother's generation and, well, unfortunately, likely be relevant 20 years from now.

  • And so I think that, um, we are and it's because we haven't told these stories, you know what I mean?

  • I think that there's and I always quote Bryan Stevenson puts this so beautiful.

  • He says We may have won the physical war, but we lost the narrative war and the narrative War is so important for actually rooting out oppression for actually undoing and breaking down the system.

  • You think I would stop singing that, son?

  • Your grandkids will be singing strange fruit.

  • Mm.

one of my songs is your favorite song, Strange Fruit.

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New film re-examines singer Billie Holiday's life

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    林宜悉 posted on 2021/03/01
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