Antonio Delgado is a former rapper who is shaking up New York politics in a major way.
Fourth of July is a celebration for America, but for African-Americans, the holiday is a touchy subject.
Belly is putting his money up to help fight president Trump's immigration policies.
Beyonce and Jay-Z are exporting their brand of Blackness around the world.
The life and times of Frank Ocean will be the subject of a new college course at UC Berkeley.
Emmanuel Jal is an award-winning rapper from Sudan who just dropped a new release with his sister to celebrate World Refugee Day.
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Murder accounted for 6.0% of deaths across the sample, but was the cause of 51% of deaths in rap musicians.
NFL star Marcell Dareus will return to Haiti next week, where he will meet with the Prime Minister.
Even though there are worldwide sanctions on North Korea, and half the population is starving, The Supreme Leader and his family are known for their lust for luxury goods.
Chinese Americans play an important role in hip-hop and a new exhibit highlights their accomplishments.
Professor Michael Eric Dyson has some socks on Kanye West ideology.
Across the Atlantic, musicians in many African countries are in the vanguard of popular struggles, not only providing a symbolic soundtrack but marching on the front lines and leading social movements.
Senator Cory Booker has a new job. Read more.
G Herbo is giving back to the city that raised him - "Terror Town"
Nipsey Hussle is a gangbanger who has sparked a discussion about homosexuality in the African-American community.
Tef Poe, will co-instruct a course called "God and Tupac" this month.
Eminem is the only artist who uses the same tactics as President Trump. Is Trump shook?
Can Dennis Rodman save the world from nuclear war?
Meek Mill’s case has drawn new attention to how probation and parole violations contribute to extremely high rates of incarceration in the United States.
The government is able to scan and track people based on their tattoos thanks to a top-secret project underway.
A group of students in the Bay Area are learning the hard way that racism online doesn't pay off.
Students around the country are pissed at Donald Trump, Republicans and a tax bill winding its way through Congress.
Award-winning filmmaker Raheem Shabazz has released new installments of his documentary exploring the school-to-prison pipeline.
A student at Bethune-Cookman has set his sights on Broadway, and he's well on his way with his brand new play.
Philly rapper Meek Mill is getting some important, powerful support from two political organizations.
Although home to only 5 percent of the world’s population, the United States has 25 percent of the world’s prison population.
Michelle Obama had some tips for Donald Trump and everyone when it comes to decorum on social media.
Be on the lookout this year for the fake Russian army trying to start a Christmas War again.
Spotify is launching its first-ever documentary short, which showcases the power of music to unite against social and political injustice.
Russell Simmons' close friendship with President Donald Trump paid off for Wu-Tang's Method Man
Ohio State University has come up with a flowchart to help students avoid being embarrassed this Halloween.
Timati is a famous rapper over in Russia. And he's paying tribute to the country's leader this month, with a hamburger.
Miami rapper Pitbull is no longer a fan of Donald Trump. Check out his comments on 45.
It may sound hard to believe, but there was a time where the concept of "race" did not even exist. Read on.
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