Tom Morello

Tom Morello Named ACLU Ambassador For ‘Campaign For Smart Justice’


Rage Against The Machine/Prophets Of Rage guitarist Tom Morello has been chosen as the first musician to be named an ambassador for the American Civil Liberties Union‘s ‘Campaign For Smart Justice.’ According to the ACLU, that initiative seeks to champion a ‘nationwide effort to reduce the U.S. jail and prison population by 50% and to combat racism in the criminal justice system.’ Speaking to the Los Angeles Times on the matter, Morello commented:

“I’ve been a longtime supporter of the ACLU, and in these troubled times, I want to do everything I can to tilt the fulcrum of justice in the right direction. For a century, the ACLU have been champions of freedom of speech, civil rights equality and justice and have tirelessly, in a nonpartisan way, stood up for principles. I’m proud to have this position.”

Morello can soon be found out on the road supporting his latest album “The Atlas Underground” at the following shows:

05/03 Jacksonville, FL – Welcome To Rockville
05/04 Chattanooga, TN – The Signal
05/05 Asheville, NC – The Orange Peel
05/07 Asbury Park, NJ – Stone Pony
05/08 Pittsburgh, PA – Rex Theater
05/10 Indianapolis, IN – Deluxe at Old National Centre
05/11 Louisville, KY – Mercury Ballroom
05/12 Rockingham, NC – Epicenter Festival
05/14 New York, NY – Irving Plaza
05/15 Norfolk, VA – The NorVa
05/17 Columbus, OH – Sonic Temple Festival
05/18 Buffalo, NY – Town Ballroom
05/19 Columbia, MD – DC101 Kerfuffle
05/24 George, WA – End Of The Rainbow Festival

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