Hopkins Center Connections · Reviews

Allegiance: A Musical about Resentment, Resistance, and Remembrance

Last week, the Hop screened a live performance of the new musical, Allegiance, featuring George Takei. In addition to attending this performance at the Loew Auditorium, Paddock Student Worker, Betty Kim, created a list of resources for further research on the topic of Japanese Internment and music for Paddock.

Song of the Week

“We Shall Overcome”

Last month, Paddock Music Library and East Wheelock House hosted a series of sing-ins, teaching music from the civil rights movement. Tyné Freeman ’17 led each song, singing and playing piano. Faculty, staff, students, and community members sang along, regardless of their own races and religions. That doesn’t mean, however, that there was no conversation about the role of race, religion, or other matters of identity…