Palestine Amplified Part 4: Joy as an Act of Resistance

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Palestine Amplified is a four-part series exploring the Palestinian struggle through music. In this final episode, we dig into a vital aspect of resistance and liberation: Joy

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Palestine Amplified is a four-part series exploring the Palestinian struggle through music. In this final episode of the series, we dig into a vital aspect of resistance and liberation: Joy. We discuss why it’s important to center joy in the movement, and how that joy is often articulated through music and art.

Voices featured in this episode:

  • Selma Al-Aswad
  • Sonny Singh
  • Ijeoma Oluo
  • Alsarah
  • Wendy Elisheva Somerson
  • Sabrene Odeh
  • Huda Asfour
  • Samir Eskanda

Explore music from the episode on KEXP's Spotify page.

This episode includes two excerpts from the “Learning Palestine: Until Liberation I” program, put together by Learning Palestine Group and first broadcast on Radio Alhara. It also features a poem by Rafeef Ziadah.

Palestine Amplified was written, produced, and hosted by Isabel Khalili, with editing support from Roddy Nikpour, Dusty Henry, and Larry Mizell, Jr. Audio was mixed by Roddy Nikpour, who also contributed original music.

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