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Louis Alemayehu: Poet, Musician, Community Elder

10,000 Fresh Voices | KFAI

Louis Alemayehu is a poet, musician, educator and community elder. Born in Chicago of African and Native heritage, he developed artistically during the Black Arts Movement of the 1970s. Now a Minnesota resident, Louis is a founding member of Twin Cities music group Ancestor Energy--a group he's performed with for more than 25 years. KFAI producer Dixie Treichel has more.