Tuesday, February 8, 2022

Questlove and Black Thought help kids explore the topic of Race through Music in Disney's new "Rise Up, Sing Out"

"...Not only do I think this will educate kids, but this is also a crucial tool for adults to learn"- ?uest.

Grammy award winning members of the Roots, Ahmir "Questlove" Thompson and Tariq "Black Thought" Trotter, have partnered with Disney in their new musical animated children's series.. "Rise up, Sing Out".  According to Disney, the goal is to showcase an inspiring, empowering, and optimistic message to kids about race, culture, community, and celebrating differences.  It began airing on Disney+ last week.  "Together we can create such a wonderful world".  This is a great, enjoyable start of a conversation and understanding for both parties.  Watch a preview after the jump!  

Also, congrats are in order for Questlove as he received several nominations, including the most recent... Academy Award nomination, for his "Summer of Soul" documentary 

s.o. to Variety

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