Known as the musical activist branch of Reverend Billy’s Church of Stop Shopping, The Stop Shopping Gospel Choir is an all-ages choir of 35 representing a diverse array of economic, ethnic, religious, and cultural backgrounds.
Laura Newman has sung with the Stop Shopping Choir on hundreds of stages. Highlights include soloing at Burning Man and singing a gospel rendition of the First Amendment while handcuffed at a police station with Reverend Billy. She is also a film director and writer.
“We are the 99% (As We Gather Together)”
Words by the General Assembly OWS, from the “Declaration”
Composed by Laura Newman and Nehemiah Luckett
Solo performance by Laura Newman
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