Uganda: If You’re Trying to Tell the Pulse of a Country, Listen to Its Artistes

July 31, 2020 | News Source: AllAfrica News: Arts, Culture and Entertainment
[Monitor] In his last book, There was a Country, Chinua Achebe, chronicles his experience of the Biafra war. Talking about the role of art in the context of a society's needs, he says, "There is a moral obligation, I think, not to ally oneself with power against the powerless." It is as if to say the privilege of talent comes with an obligation to speak out against injustice.

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