London Grenfell disaster anniversary and music

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This 10 June 2018 music video from London, England is called Yousra & Johara – Fire in Grenfell (Read all about it III /Grenfell Voices version).

By Paul Bond in England:

The anniversary of Grenfell Tower: Some musical reappraisals

27 July 2018

The first anniversary of the June 14, 2017, fire at Grenfell Tower that killed 72 people inspired reflection on the events of that night and the callous response of the ruling elite.

More than 13 months later, not one person responsible has been charged or even arrested. The ongoing official inquiry has repeatedly tried to shift the onus of responsibility onto those who tried to tackle the blaze.

Local musicians who responded at the time, and have been following events since, have also had to make their own appraisals.

A clip from the video of Ghost of Grenfell 2 with survivors and residents holding up placards naming corporations and authorities involved in the disaster

Local grime and drill artists responded powerfully. This urban dance music intersected with…

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