Monday Music: #JeSuisMali

I have noticed that I have been feeling numb about the terror attacks around the world. So much hatred, so much pain, so much violence; I respond with self-protection. i guess it’s ‘compassion fatigue’.

But this piece by the magnificent Salif Keita and his band cracked my protective shell open, just a little, and the grief walled up behind was able to escape, and be felt … just a little.

Keita is from Mali, the site of the most recent terror attacks. Continue reading