Monday May 16, 2016
Sweet Honey in the Rock protesting during NC shows
By: Derrik J. Lang
The a cappella group Sweet Honey in the Rock is protesting North Carolina’s law addressing LGBT rights and bathroom use by transgender people during its concerts in the state this weekend.
The group performed as scheduled but protested in song at the Paramount Theatre in Goldsboro, North Carolina, on Friday, and plans to again at the High Point Theatre in High Point, North Carolina, on Saturday night.
“We gave a shout-out to everyone and performed a civil rights medley,” said group member Carol Maillard on Saturday morning. “As I always say, you never know when you’ll need a good, strong protest song to bring your community together so they can raise their voices.”
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