The country brand Dixie chicks has just made a statement on Thursday with the caption “We want to meet this moment.”
The word closely associates with slavery. The name of the band is Lady A.
Dixie chicks have also updated their social media handles. They have also released new music for their song,” ‘March,” The new song has their new name.
The song dedicates itself to the protests for equality and socials issues over the past decades. The song includes the upcoming album Gaslighter.
The women sing,” March, march to my drum/Hey, hey, I’m an army of one.”
The song would be the first song of the band after 14 years, and it will be available on July 17.
The band first announced that they were going to work on their album last summer. “Taking a Long way. Their previous album won a Grammy for album of the year in 2007.
Their representative said: “A sincere and heartfelt thank you goes out to ‘The Chicks’ of NZ for their gracious gesture in allowing us to share their name. These exceptionally talented sisters coexists with us in this world. Chicks Rock!”
The band “The Chicks” also said :
“As a band, we have strived for our music to be a refuge…inclusive of all,”
the band said in a statement on Instagram.
“We’ve watched and listened more than ever these last few weeks, and our hearts have been stirred with conviction. Our eyes opened wide to the injustices, inequality, and biases Black women and men have always faced and continue to face every day. Now, blindspots we didn’t even know existed have been revealed.”
The move was made after the worldwide protests against police brutality and systematic racism. Protests started against police brutality after the death of Geroge Floyd.
The word “antebellum” is derived from the Latin phrase antebellum and means “before the war,” according to the dictionary Merriam-Webster.
According to Variety, the word is connected with the southern culture that still has slavery before the American Civil War, which broke the news about their name change.