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SGL interviewed Laina Dawes by phone on November 19th. The SGL Editor-in-Chief consulted an UCLA doctorate student of performance and culture, Elyan Hill, via email on the same day to find a way to shape an uplifting educational report on dealing with injustice. Renee Marchol is also a music blogger this season on MoxiPop and anticipates more musicians with serious messages. Her answer? Focus on transformation and agency. Examine how an artist uses her skills to change the world around her to affect others. Look at how she does these things rather than focusing only on what she does.
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