RTHA’s Saba Nazeer was creative director, and part of the proceeds will support our work. #NoShelterForSlumlords
A collection of unfinished Woody Guthrie lyrics about a racist landlord (who happens to be Trump’s dad) fell into Baltimore folk musician Ryan Harvey’s hands, so he worked with the Guthrie family to finish and record the song with former Rage Against The Machine guitarist Tom Morello, and Ani DiFranco. Firebrand Records, the label Harvey and Morello started, released the track, filmed a video about renters fighting back, and you should take a look!
Firebrand has generously offered us a portion of the proceeds, because, though times have changed since Guthrie began writing these lyrics, we at RTHA are still fighting the legacy of a housing system built on racist policies to this day. We are building community power to ensure that Guthrie’s “racist landlord”s are not allowed to thrive at the expense of our communities.
You can support us in this struggle by purchasing Harvey’s track here: http://smarturl.it/OMTit