By Jessi Knowles and Taylor Soppe
North by Northwestern
The Soweto Gospel Choir performed in Cahn Auditorium on Tuesday night to celebrate the 60th anniversary of Northwestern’s Program of African Studies. The Choir, which was founded in 2002 in the South African township of Soweto, has won international acclaim and two Grammy Awards. They’ve also performed for Nelson Mandela, Oprah Winfrey, Archbishop Desmond Tutu, and even the Red Hot Chili Peppers.
Choir members featured: Shimmy Jiyane and Kevin Williams.
Songs featured: Setang Sediba.
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