White Isolation And Lack Of Engagement
As yet another young black man dies at the hands of the police and civil unrest ensues, noted musician and activist, Dan Zanes says “White isolation and lack of engagement should be addressed”. Zanes, was a member of the Del Fuegos from the beginning to the end of the eighties. In 1994, he released a solo CD, Cool Down Time, shortly after which he moved to Brooklyn, New York with his family, where he then released Rocket Ship Beach which became an immediate hit with families around America. Dan is passionate about his opinions, and cautions, “We all need to stop pointing fingers, we need to learn about each other. Perhaps racism will be diagnosed as sickness, just as alcoholism was in the 30’s” Make sure you don’t miss the next edition of Life Elsewhere with Dan Zanes and a different perspective on racism and bigotry in America 2015.