Terrorist Force Cancellation of Roots Concert at SXSW in Austin, Texas

“The silhouette of a person at a concert throwing their hands up in the blue light” by Melissa Askew on Unsplash

Unknown domestic terrorist have struck again. This time forcing the cancellation of a musical concert by the African American band Roots.

The band composed of eight Black men was scheduled to perform in a show billed as Roots and Friends. The concert was sponsored by Bud Light/Anheuser-Busch at the popular SXSW annual festival.

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Harvey is Living Now Book Awards 2020 Bronze Medalist for his memoir Freaknik Lawyer: A Memoir on the Craft of Resistance. Available at haroldmichaelharvey.com

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H. Michael Harvey

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Harvey is Living Now Book Awards 2020 Bronze Medalist for his memoir Freaknik Lawyer: A Memoir on the Craft of Resistance. Available at haroldmichaelharvey.com

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