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Oct 2, 2017

The Difference Between Black Football Fans and White Football Fans

White football fans and black football fans hold very different views about the relationship between football and national pride.

Jul 29, 2017

Comedian Adam Carolla Takes On Campus Protests After Listening to Rihanna In A Home Depot

Comedian Adam Carolla testified in front of Congress about free speech on college campuses.

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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...

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...

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.

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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.”

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.

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."

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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!

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Nov 13, 2015

Some Racist Beef Is Brewing At Clemson…Will The University Be The Next To Explode?

When major sports networks show our team running down the hill onto the football field taking part in “The Most Exciting 25 Seconds In College Football,” they show only part of a complicated picture. At the hill’s apex is former Vice President, South Carolina Senator and slave owner John Calhoun’s historic Fort Hill Plantation house, overlooking an exploitative circumstance for which no case needs to be made.

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 8, 2015

Football Players Boycott, Student Hunger Strike: What’s Happening At University of Missouri?

A 25-year-old grad student at the University of Missouri in Columbia, will go without food until he dies, unless the school’s president resigns.

Nov 4, 2015

Ellen DeGeneres’ Billionaire Biz Partner’s “Savage” Remarks About Black Student Makes Ithaca College Explode

The students at Ithaca College in New York might give the President a vote of NO CONFIDENCE. It comes on the heels of comments Ellen Degeneres business partner made about an African-American student...

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 21, 2015

Thousands Of Students Will Wear Dildos in Texas Next Year As Part of Epic Protest

The #CocknotGlocks is an upcoming dildo invasion on a college campus (and maybe others since going viral) and is not a form of sexual expression, it is a protest of gun laws...

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

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.

Oct 6, 2015

A New Protest Movement: Flexn Your Message Through Dance

Considered by many a form of political expression - part-protest, part-advocacy - "Flexn" gained momentum in the era of unrest following the police killings of two black men in the US: Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri and Eric Garner in New York City.

Sep 24, 2015

A Noose Or A Lantern? University Of Delaware’s Top Cop Explains, But Leaves Some Questions Too

University of Delaware Police Chief Patrick Ogden said at least eight students verified they had already seen what was later reported to be nooses from an earlier event.

Sep 14, 2015

FEMEN Women’s Topless Protest of Muslim Oppression in France

FEMEN Women's Topless Protest of Muslim Oppression in France

Sep 9, 2015

Student Led Protests At Howard Demand To #TakeBackHU

Howard University is one of the most respected HBCU’s. The University can boast of the accomplishments of alumni like Sean “Diddy” Combs, Taraji P. Henson, Toni Morrison, Stokely Carmichael and others. Hats off to those folks, but undergraduates at Howard are pissed.

Sep 4, 2015

History From America’s Racial Powder Keg: Riots and Violence Threatens Paul Robeson’s Concert

Paul Robeson was supposed to perform at a benefit concert on August 27, but protests over his race and political views resulted in two riots between August 27 and September 4.

Aug 11, 2015

Ed Gordon Conducts Interview With Dorian Johnson, Witness To Mike Brown Murder

Ed Gordon sat down with Dorian Johnson, who recreates what happened to Mike Brown for the first time...

Aug 10, 2015

State of Emergency Declared in Wake of Renewed Ferguson Violence

Police arrested more than a dozen protesters in St. Louis on Monday who were demanding the dissolution of the Ferguson Police Department.

Jul 27, 2015

Vietnamese Rapper Says Fuck Communism; Could Face Prison

“Hardcore hip-hop” isn’t releasing yet another rhyme about cocaine and Glocks to titillate the American suburbs. Hardcore hip-hop is a...

Jun 5, 2015

Matthew Adjibade’s Death Ruled a Homicide By Georgia Coroner

Matthew Adjibade's death has been ruled a homicide. He was found dead in a county jail...

May 10, 2015

Trayvon Martin’s Mom Has A Message For Artists

Trayvon Martin's mother delivered a powerful message at the Manifest Justice art exhibit, which recently opened in Los Angeles. In an emotionally charged speech earlier this week, Trayvon’s mother told the audience that she found strength in her son’s death, as well as a new found purpose.

May 2, 2015

A View From The Inside: Protestors Demand Justice At The “Philly Is Baltimore” Rally

Over the past seven years, the Philly cops have shot over 400 people, 59 of them unarmed. And over 80% of the victims were African-American males. Check out the rally with CollegeHipHop.com

May 1, 2015

Can Former Def Jam Exec Kevin Liles Bring Peace, Now That Freddie Gray Cops Charged?

Six Police officers have been charged with the death of Baltimore resident Freddie Gray. Baltimore State's Attorney Marilyn Mosby made the announcement during a press conference. Lt. Brian W. Rice was charged with manslaughter, officer William G. Porter, and Sgt. Alicia D. White were charged with manslaughter while officers Edward M. Nero and Garrett E. Miller were charged with assault.

Apr 30, 2015

Debate Over The Word “Thug” Rages In The Media. Here’s A History Of The Word

There is a national debate raging in the media on the word "thug." Is Hip-Hop responsible?

Apr 28, 2015

Rapper Los Calls For Peace In Baltimore, Rev. Al Sharpton Prepares March Over Freddie Gray

Rapper King Los addresses the climate in his hometown of Baltimore in his new video "War" This comes as Al Sharpton organizes a two-day march for Freddie Gray.

Mar 12, 2015

Footage Captures Moment Police Officers Were Shot In Ferguson

Here is footage of the moment two police officers were shot in Ferguson, Missouri.

Mar 9, 2015

Madison Police Chief’s Press Conference On Shooting Of Unarmed Teen, Tony Robinson

The police chief of Madison, Wisconsin discusses the shooting of an unarmed teen named Tony Robinson.