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This edition: Urban Bush Women with Jawole Willa Jo Zollar

Episode Details

Original tape date: October 11, 2017.

First aired: November 3, 2017.

The Urban Bush Women started with movement then eventually became a movement, according to Jawole Willa Jo Zollar, the founder of the celebrated dance company. The group brings to light stories of the disenfranchised within the African diaspora community through choreography unlike any other dance company.

Jawole Willa Jo Zollar recently sat with Carol Jenkins to discuss the group's mission, how they use dance to bring forth social justice messages, and how they've been able to change the landscape of dance.

Guest List

Jawole Willa Jo Zollar Choreographer and Founder, Urban Bush Women

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