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Kabul to California: how the ‘hip-hop family’ mobilised for young Afghans

13 mins | Mar 1, 2022
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The universal language of artistic expression has saved the day. Until August 2021 Kabul's small but determined hip-hop community was dreaming of big things- including the 2024 Olympics. Now 20 of them, men, women & children, are seeking asylum so they can live freely and practise in safety. Lizzy Davies explores how drawing on the activist spirit of rap culture, facing a bleak future under the Taliban, a global network stepped in to help breakdancers, artists and parkourists.
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