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'Women Rising' Doc Highlights Women Inspired By Bob Marley's Work

Nearly four decades have passed since we lost legendary artist Bob Marley, but his legacy continues to live on. This past Tuesday, to celebrate the end of Women’s History Month and Marley’s year-long 75th birthday commemoration, the Bob Marley Legacy Series, a 12-part mini-documentary, released episode two, “Women Rising.” View this post on Instagram A post shared by Bob Marley (@bobmarley) The empowering short series takes a look at women behind Marley’s acclaim and the political movements he helped spark during his time that still exists today. The mini-documentary features interviews from women like Judy Mowatt, Marcia Griffiths, and Rita Marley, Bob Marley’s wife. As the founder of the Rita Marley Foundation, Mrs. Marley continues to reflect the work of her late husband with integrity and grace. Her foundation works to eradicate poverty and hunger while empowering communities in Ghana and Jamaica. Other female musicians, academics, and activists who were also propelled by...

Njera Perkins

Apr 1, 2020