Too Free Dance Toward Liberation

Too Free Dance Toward Liberation
It was Memorial Day weekend 2011, and Awad Bilal was twerking in front of a thousand people.

Bilal was a touring dancer for New Orleans bounce queen Big Freedia at the time, and the band had rolled into a university-organized festival in Hartford, Connecticut, where they’d be opening for Snoop Dogg. Freedia is known for putting on a fabulous spectacle of a show, surrounded by a cadre of young, athletic dancers throwing their asses to cult hits like “Gin In My System” — and as Bilal recalls, the audience of “weird
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