Stephan Said stands up with “We The People” on WTJU, Aug 11

Musician and activist Stephan Said, a Virginia native, will stop by WTJU on Saturday morning, August 11, at 9 (edt) for a visit with Atlantic Weekly I host Sumner Brown.  Stephan has just released a song and video, We The People, which he created in collaboration with Charlottesville Activists and Youth.

As a reflection of what transpired in Charlottesville in August of 2017, Sumner’s entire program will focus on the theme of Peace, Love and UnderstandingAtlantic I is heard every Saturday morning from 8-10 on WTJU 91.1 FM, and streaming worldwide at wtju.net.

Stephan Said is a musician and activist whose songs have helped build movements for peace, human rights, and global justice across the world – from the anti-war to anti-police brutality movements, the Seattle demonstrations to the Arab Spring, Occupy, and more. Called “this generation’s Woody Guthrie” by Billboard Magazine and compared to a Bruce Springsteen or Bob Marley for the global age, he has released several albums on both major and independent labels. Stephan has been featured in the New York Times, Time Magazine, The New Yorker, NPR, PRI, BBC, Democracy Now!, Al Arabiya, ORF, and Deutsche Welle.

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