A legendary Civil Rights organization founded by Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. hopes to get new members using Hip-Hop music
While Detroit grew geographically to accommodate newcomers, most blacks were confined to four districts in the city until about 1960. Venturing into other neighborhoods came at a considerable risk.
NBA star Matt Barnes is doing his part to fight cancer, and he's helping students with the disease.
While many people struggle to look past the profanity, materialism, and high-risk messages often celebrated within mainstream rap music, hip hop culture at its core, is built on values of social justice, peace, respect, self-worth, community, and having fun.
Common dropped by a school in Harlem and dropped of some major coin to help the students...
DMX says it's not his responsibility to be a role model. Is he right or wrong?
Atlanta rapper Big Boi has some good advice for the Dems, as police brutality rises...
Caprice is a Polynesian singer-songwriter, director, partner and mother-of-three and is aware of the challenges facing women in music and the community at large.
Since his death in 1996, Tupac’s place in the pantheon of cultural icons has been firmly cemented. Scores of books and documentaries have detailed his life, career and tragic death, while musicians continue to pay tribute to his influence in their songs.
One would assume that being homeless would turn someone rich into a greedy bastard. Instead, Patron's founder has committed to giving away his $3 billion fortune...
A new documentary chronicles the efforts of educator Donte Clark and real-life drama, as he leads a cast of high school students in a remake of "Romeo and Juliet.
Rapper YFN Lucci maybe a new platinum artist thanks to his song "Key to the Streets," but he hasn't forgotten the keys that open the door to his success – his fans...
A new tactic has been dubbed the "Poopootov" in a play on the Molotov cocktails often seen at streets protests...
Hillary Clinton is about to feel the pain next month, when she visits Medgar Evers College...
Matthew Duncan works vigorously to teach his Ottawa Hills High School pupils about graffiti, emceeing (motivational rap), breakdancing, deejaying,
A new two-minute documentary by a hip-hop photographer highlights stories of friendships and community bonds...
Goldlink is linking up with thousands of students in his hometown of D.C.,through a partnership with the local parks and recreation department.
DJ Khaled helped over 20,000 students figure out how to go to college. Read this...
Black students have had enough of Donald Trump, so a protest is going down...
This 5,000 pound beast needs $9 million bucks to mate.
Read how this guy went from robbing banks to teaching students!
President Obama explains all the challenges he had as student after he graduated.
One professor in Durham is going to run for Mayor and he's asking Hip-Hop heads for help!
Rakeem Jones is flipping the script on the negative publicity after being punched at a Donald Trump rally.
Heads rolled and the money flowed...
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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.
Young Thug is linking with students at Syracuse University to do some good for the residents in Flint, Michigan
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.”
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.
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."
We must give newly freed prisoners the tools they need to succeed, if we want to keep the recidivism rate low.
A student went toe-to-toe with a Fox News anchor in defense of the #blacklivesmatter movement.
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.”
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!
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!