4:26 pm
Sat April 16, 2011

Berber Rising II

Fri. 4/22 at 10pm: The long awaited follow-up to Afropop's popular 2002 program Berber Rising brings listeners up to date on music being made by the original inhabitants of North Africa, the Imazighen or

The program will include interviews and music from Takfarinas, Akli D, Etran Finatawa, Idir, Najat Aatabou and others.

We'll take the pulse of the Berber village, the push for rights and

recognition in Morocco and Algeria, and the global Amazigh community at a moment of tectonic social and political change in North Africa.