by Stephanie Perrault
Posted 3/22/13, 01:00 am
The 1960s were a time of racial turmoil in America, but there was one medium that transcended class, culture, and race. That medium was music. Motown was in its glory day. Groups like the Supremes and the Temptations were world famous. Their musical influence reached as far as Australia, where the Aboriginal people were battling their own racial troubles. That struggle, told through the eyes of four Aboriginal young women, is the basis for The Sapphires.