Janelle Monae, Goapele, Anthony David Join ‘Darfur Now’ College Tour

R&B singer’s Janelle Monae, Goapele, Anthony David and more are working together to raise awareness about the genocide taking place in Darfur. The artists are participating in the ‘Darfur Now’ college tour to raise funds, while sending the message that now is the time to end genocide in Darfur. Schools around the country, chosen for their outspoken efforts to fight genocide, will host a special screening of the Darfur Now DVD and the concert. Across the country, tens of thousands of students have shown that they will not stand idly by in the face of genocide. From passing legislation to fundraising for relief and protection efforts in Darfur, they have declared that they are the anti-genocide generation. But we can do more… TOUR DETAILS Boulder, CO April 12, 2008 University of Colorado at Boulder Boston April 13, 2008 Northeastern University Berkeley April 24, 2008 University of California Berkeley ft. Zion I, DJ Fuse, Goapele Atlanta April 25, 2008 Emory University ft. Janelle Monae, Anthony David, Novel, DJ Drama St. Paul, MN April 27, 2008 William Mitchell College of Law Minneapolis April 28, 2008 University of Minnesota Law School Washington D.C. April 28, 2008 Georgetown University ft. Wale, Asheru, DJ Yzo, Mastamind DJ Chicago May 21, 2008 University of Chicago Los Angeles May 29, 2008 University of California Los Angeles Darfur Now was released by Warner Independent Pictures. Written and directed by Ted Braun, the film explores the Darfur conflict through the first-hand experiences of Don Cheadle, Hejewa Adam, Pablo Recalde, Ahmed Mahmoud Abaker, Louis Moreno-Ocampo and Adam Sterling. The DVD will be out on May 27th, 2008. For more information and ticketing details please visit www.darfurnowtour.com

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