We Are Family, Sister Sledge*

May 8, 2021 — Song #128

For the year 1979, I decided to choose the song “We Are Family” by Sister Sledge. The sisters are really sisters and their last name is really Sledge. This song is a sort of an anthem, both for women, promoting unity, and for several other communities, including the LGBTQ community. It’s a song that praises solidarity in groups that have been subordinated and now have a new lease on life…