Mexico: Indigenous Women Fight Femicide With Hip Hop

By Staff, -

By Staff of Tele Sur - Through music they are denouncing the stealing of their lands and violence against women. Indigenous women arrived in Mexico City to present their work defending their [...]

New Anthems Of Resistance: Hip-Hop & Black Lives Matter

By Alexander Billet, -

By Alexander Billet of In These Times. It’s been a year since the death of Michael Brown, a year since the rebellion in Ferguson, a year since the Black Lives Matter movement began to shift the [...]

Artists Defending The Integrity Of Hip Hop

By Shamako Noble, -

Over the last couple of weeks, a lot of controversy and discussion has swirled around Azealia Banks and the positions that she has taken along with how she taken them. We, as artists, educators [...]

Why Movements Should Care About Azealia Banks

By Kate Aronoff, -

The #BlackLivesMatter movement is quickly creating a national context whereby celebrities across industries are being forced to take sides. To date, sports stars have been the most active in [...]

Dropping Knowledge Like a Clumsy Librarian {#NSA edition}

By Dennis Trainor Jr, -

Shahid Buttar, the Executive Director of The Bill of Rights Defense Committee drops knowledge on the NSA in his new House track The NSA vs. the USAwhile appearing on a recent episode [...]