The better protest songs are the universal ones that still remain relevant years after they were first released. “The Word”, a forgotten gem which was written and recorded in 1985 by The Junkyard Band, is a fine example.
White football fans and black football fans hold very different views about the relationship between football and national pride.
Comedian Adam Carolla testified in front of Congress about free speech on college campuses.
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...
Black students have had enough of Donald Trump, so a protest is going down...
Rakeem Jones is flipping the script on the negative publicity after being punched at a Donald Trump rally.
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."
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!
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.
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."
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.
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...
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.
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...
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.
The Black Student Union at UC Berkeley is pushing back against the treatment of African Americans on the campus.
Protests are taking place on the campus of UCLA, thanks to Kanye West themed a fraternity/sorority party that has sparked outrage.
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.
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.
FEMEN Women's Topless Protest of Muslim Oppression in France
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.
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.
Ed Gordon sat down with Dorian Johnson, who recreates what happened to Mike Brown for the first time...
Police arrested more than a dozen protesters in St. Louis on Monday who were demanding the dissolution of the Ferguson Police Department.
“Hardcore hip-hop” isn’t releasing yet another rhyme about cocaine and Glocks to titillate the American suburbs. Hardcore hip-hop is a...
Matthew Adjibade's death has been ruled a homicide. He was found dead in a county jail...
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.
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
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.
There is a national debate raging in the media on the word "thug." Is Hip-Hop responsible?
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.
Here is footage of the moment two police officers were shot in Ferguson, Missouri.