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Yared Portillo, an activist from Philadelphia, uses the jarana, a small guitar-like musical instrument, and son jarocho, a type of musicĀ from Veracruz, Mexico, in her community work. During protests, Portillo brings her jarana and plays music as demonstrators chant.

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Courtesy of Meredith Edlow/Leeway Foundation