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Singer Meklit Hadero's new project explores migration and music

John Nilsen
Singer Meklit Hadero

Ethiopian-American musician Meklit Hadero began her career right here in the Bay Area. She’s also an activist and cultural ambassador, who’s given talks on college campuses and TED stages, and has even addressed the U.N.

Meklit co-created the podcast series “Movement,” exploring stories of global migration through music. The show discusses issues like citizenship, identity, belonging, and borders.

This interview was co-produced by Porfirio Rangel.

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Joshua Sirotiak is an environment reporter for KALW in San Francisco. He's a working musician, father and self-proclaimed nerd who has previously produced audio journalism for NBC News and Chicago Public Media.