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Film: Leymah Gbowee Talks About 'Pray the Devil Back to Hell'


Leymah Gbowee, the Liberian activist who won the Nobel Peace Prize this month, talks to Brian Lehrer about her work, as well as her film, Pray the Devil Back to Hell. The title of the film is a play on warlord Charles Taylor's use of religion to support his crimes against humanity. In the interview, Gbowee talks about the truly brave methods she and the women she organized used to bring peace to Liberia during its second civil war (including a sex strike). Listen to the full interview below. You can watch the film tonight on PBS at 10pm EST, or stream it live here.

Music

The 8 Songs You Need to Hear This Week

Featuring Femi Kuti, RIMON, Joeboy, Makhalanjalo, Tayc and more.

Every week, we highlight the top releases through our best music of the week column.

Here's our round up of the best tracks and music videos that came across our desks, which you can also check out in our Songs You Need to Hear This Week playlists on Spotify and Apple Music.

Follow our SONGS YOU NEED TO HEAR THIS WEEK playlist on Spotify here and Apple Music here.

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