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WASHINGTON (AP) — Janelle Monae, Maxwell and Angelique Kidjo are set to perform at the Women’s March on Washington this weekend.

Organizers of the event announced its performance lineup Wednesday. Mary Chapin Carpenter, the Indigo Girls, MC Lyte, Samantha Ronson, Toshi Reagon and Emily Wells are also set to perform at Saturday’s march.

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“I am honored to join this critical movement to bring justice and equality to all,” Monae said in a statement. “Music has always been a powerful tool for galvanizing unity and I believe that singing and standing together, our voices will be stronger than any force that tries to repress us.”

Organizers say entertainers including Questlove, Grimes, Neko Case, Rakim and Lila Downs are joining the march’s “artist table” to support the event at the U.S. capital and the 200 planned “sister marches” around the country. Actress America Ferrera was previously announced as the chair of the artists’ group.

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2 thoughts on “Janelle Monae, Maxwell, MC Lyte Among Performers At Women’s March On Washington

  1. Charlene Woods on said:

    Chris: I can’t say as a Christian that I agree with every issue the March stands for, but I certainly don’t agree with the racial inequality, anti – disability and other issues that affect the poor and needy. Christians had better get with it. The only the issue they stand for are for fetuses, but Jesus was more than that. He cared for everyone from the womb to the tomb. He never placed one person (Fetus) over another. They all were important to him. He cared about violence against women or violence against anyone. The enemy have many Christians in bondage, because they are too silent on issues that are biblical. I would think Jesus would be in the March with us and the Right conservatives would have a fit. Jesus knew how to navigate sinners unlike today’s, Right.

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