The War and Treaty in the tennessean

It’s an act of service,” said Blount-Trotter of The War and Treaty’s exhilarating, joyous performances. “To get up there and remind people how great they are, it’s a responsibility for us. We want to bring that joy to our audience.””Our duty as human beings is to love one another … (and) make sure that we all know just how much we matter,” Trotter added. “It’s not that we just matter, but we matter to one another.”The War and Treaty, 8/8/2018

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The War and Treaty in no depression

“I think the biggest thing that we want the audience and the listener to get is that we are all in this pool together. We’re humans. And because we’re humans we have this uncanny knack to compartmentalize everything, and generalize everything or genre-lize everything. You’re not white American and I’m not black American. We’re human beings. And we named this part of the earth America. This is a ‘we’ thing. It’s us. We’re all in this together. And I think we need to come together and remember and keep each other together. And I hope that when people are listening to this record they’re reminded of what makes our country and our race, the human race, wonderful, and that’s togetherness, inclusion, unity.” —Michael Trotter, Jr., The War and Treaty

Read the full article in No Depression Magazine, 8/6/2018