Activism

May 19, 2017

Oh Crap: The Newest Weapon Of Protesters is “The PooPootov Cocktail”

A new tactic has been dubbed the "Poopootov" in a play on the Molotov cocktails often seen at streets protests...

May 19, 2017

Hillary Clinton Will Be The Next Big Politician To Get Played Out On A College Campus

Hillary Clinton is about to feel the pain next month, when she visits Medgar Evers College...

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May 18, 2017

Rapper-Turned-Teacher Wants His Students Head to Swell With Knowledge

Matthew Duncan works vigorously to teach his Ottawa Hills High School pupils about graffiti, emceeing (motivational rap), breakdancing, deejaying,

May 12, 2017

Hip-Hop Photographer Esteven Oriol, Some Beer and Boxing Meld, To Transform Los Angeles Communities

A new two-minute documentary by a hip-hop photographer highlights stories of friendships and community bonds...

May 4, 2017

Rapper Goldlink Helps Thousands of Students and Makes His Dad Proud

Goldlink is linking up with thousands of students in his hometown of D.C.,through a partnership with the local parks and recreation department.

Apr 28, 2017

DJ Khaled Is Helping Over 20,000 Students Go To College

DJ Khaled helped over 20,000 students figure out how to go to college. Read this...

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Apr 26, 2017

Black Students Take on President Donald Trump In A Fight For Education

Black students have had enough of Donald Trump, so a protest is going down...

College Professor Who Was Once A Bankrobber Shows Students How To Do It Right

Read how this guy went from robbing banks to teaching students!

Former President Barack Obama Gets Real With Students In His First Speech Since Leaving Office

President Obama explains all the challenges he had as student after he graduated.

Apr 24, 2017

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Apr 24, 2017

TV Mirrors Reality, Just As A Hip-Hop Professor Decides To Run For Mayor of Durham

One professor in Durham is going to run for Mayor and he's asking Hip-Hop heads for help!

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Apr 20, 2017

The Guy Who Became Famous For Being Punched At Donald Trump’s Rally Has A Hip-Hop Mixtape Out

Rakeem Jones is flipping the script on the negative publicity after being punched at a Donald Trump rally.

Apr 21, 2016

Happy Earth Day…Your Internet Surfing Is Ruining The Environment

Earth Day is upon us. And as you view this article on your phone or computer, you are helping to ruin the environment. And, just having our website up for you to even read these pieces damages our ecosystem. Sorry.

Mar 16, 2016

Lesbian Hip-Hop Duo From Havana Fights Homophobia With Music

According to Odaymara Cuesta from the lesbian Cuban hip-hop band Krudas Cubensi, there's a gay person in every family in Cuba. But a lot needs to change in Cuba before its lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) citizens are able to expose their true identity without fear of discrimination in an island nation once notoriously hostile toward them, she said.

Mar 14, 2016

Young Thug Links With Phi Beta Sigma For Flint Residents

Young Thug is linking with students at Syracuse University to do some good for the residents in Flint, Michigan

Dec 19, 2015

Harvard Tells Students What To Think About Race and Politics, President Ends Up Apologizing

An attempt to offer students advice on how to handle conversations about race and politics with family members over the holiday have backfired in the face of Harvard administrators and the President, Drew G. Faust. The beef erupted over the language on laminated placemats titled “Holiday Placemat for Social Justice.”

Dec 11, 2015

Angola’s President Really Hates Hip-Hop, So He’s About To Send A Group of Rappers To Jail for A Longtime

In Angola, over half of the population lives off $2 a day even though the country is Africa’s second biggest oil exporter. So Ikonoklasta and a group of rappers began using Hip-Hop to protest the government. President dos Santos has done everything he can to disrupt the rappers lives, from planting cocaine on Ikonoklasta to beating up the rapper’s longtime collaborators.

Nov 30, 2015

Are Black Activists Bullying Students Into Silence On Campuses?

The Presidents of Harvard and Yale (who has its first Black Dean) have managed to keep their jobs so far, despite many racially charged incidents at each university. There's fresh criticism of how the administration has handled escalating confrontations on campuses. It is coming from "the other side."

Nov 29, 2015

The Largest Release of Prisoners in U.S. History Need the Tools to Stay Out

We must give newly freed prisoners the tools they need to succeed, if we want to keep the recidivism rate low.

Nov 23, 2015

Dartmouth Student Schools Fox News Racist Anchor on #BlackLivesMatter

A student went toe-to-toe with a Fox News anchor in defense of the #blacklivesmatter movement.

Nov 23, 2015

Bar Takes Branding To A New Low And LSU Students Aint Having It

Student Taylor Ward was stunned when she saw the stamp on her hand after she entered a bar named Reggie's last week in Baton Rouge. Apparently, each week patrons’ hands are stamped after they enter the venue. When Ward looked at her stamp, she noticed the stamp read "Reggin." When you view the word backwards, it spells out "nigger.”

Nov 20, 2015

Here’s How You Can Live Without Producing Trash

A New York woman named Lauren Singer wants you to change the way you think about trash. Over the past TWO years, she's only produced enough to fill a little mason jar!

Nov 16, 2015

The Hate At Yale Goes To Next Level and Protests Erupt At The University’s President’s House

Violent, Racist Call To African-American Studies Department causes heightened security at Yale. But the students aren't being punked and took their anger to the President of the University's house!

Nov 16, 2015

F**k it, Student and Faculty at Vassar College Shred the Constitution!

Students and Faculty at Vassar College did something interesting with the Constitution...

Nov 12, 2015

Million Student March Protesters Demand Tuition-Free College and Debt Cancellation

Demonstrators gathered at 115 locations around the United States as part of the Million Student March on Thursday to demand free college tuition and the cancellation of all student debt. The movement, which was widely organized on social media, used the hashtag "Million Student March."

Nov 11, 2015

WARSOUL: The Sounds of Vietnam

"My unit could be heard from a distance of several hundred meters as we walked along on patrol. It gave the Viet Cong warning we were coming, but we did not give a damn." - Stephen E Atkins, PhD.

Nov 3, 2015

Mark Cuban Offers Great Advice to High School and College Students

Mark Cuban Offers Great Advice to High School and College Students

Oct 22, 2015

Forget Wale and Meek’s Issue for a Second and Check Out the Beef Between This Rapper in Angola and the Government

While the music industry in the United States wonders what's up with the beef between Maybach Music Group artists Wale and Meek Mill, a different international feud has reached crisis level.

Oct 15, 2015

Angela Davis Explains Black Activists Support For Palestinians As Violence Escalates In Jerusalem

"Mutual expressions of solidarity have helped to generate a vigorous political kinship linking black organizers, scholars, cultural workers and political prisoners in the U.S. with Palestinian activists, academics, political prisoners, and artists." - Angela Davis

Oct 12, 2015

Rapper’s Lyrical Fight for Mexican Women’s Rights

Mare, 28, an indigenous Zapotec, has made a name for herself on the Latin American hip-hop scene. Her rap stands out in part because of her indigenous roots, the poverty she's endured, as well as her politicised upbringing.

Oct 10, 2015

Justice or Else! in Images

Hundreds and thousands of African-American men and women gathered on the National Mall in Washington DC, to celebrate the 20th Anniversary of the Million Man March.

Oct 8, 2015

Indiana U Professor Of Music Takes The Mystery Out Of Hip-Hop With Film Series

A music theory professor at Indiana University is exploring the complexities of Hip-Hop culture through the Jacob School of Music. It is the first time a film series of this sort has been presented at IU Cinema, the campus’ movie theater.

Oct 8, 2015

Students At UC Berkeley Are Sick Of Discrimination On Campus, So They Are Fighting Back

The Black Student Union at UC Berkeley is pushing back against the treatment of African Americans on the campus.

Oct 8, 2015

UCLA Student Sums Up #BlackBruinsMatter Over Racist “Kanye Western” Frat/Sorority Party

Protests are taking place on the campus of UCLA, thanks to Kanye West themed a fraternity/sorority party that has sparked outrage.