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Tiffany Haddish continues her ascent into stardom, which helped her land one of the six cover of this year's TIME magazine's The 100 Most Influential People issue. Joining Haddish are two other women of color in activist Tarana Burke, and entertainer Jennifer Lopez. Kevin Hart writes the entry for Haddish, ...

Updated 9 minutes ago. Radio, television and social media personality Charlamagne tha God will discuss “Hip-hop, Race and Social Activism” at California University of Pennsylvania's 13th annual Hip-hop Conference. Charlamagne will join Pittsburgh social activist Leon Ford for a keynote presentation at ...
Their “Blackwatch” organization, which was led by Professor X's father, Brooklyn activist Sonny “Abubadika” Carson, legitimized their involvement in raising the consciousness of the Hip Hop generation and their 11 track, debut project was one of the tools that they used to attract their cult-like followers.
Marley Marl, a resident of Queensbridge Houses, in western Queens, would lay the initial groundwork for hip-hop's embrace by the broader public, serving ... In 1981, AIDS activist and writer Larry Kramer threw a fund-raiser for about 80 people in his lower Fifth Avenue apartment — where he still lives — to ...
Cardi B has attracted a parade of right-wing supporters over the past week for deciding to have a baby while her rapid rise to superstardom is still accelerating. Anti-abortion websites are posting gleeful recaps of an exchange the hip-hop artist had with radio host Charlamagne Tha God last Tuesday, when ...
Xiuhtezcatl Martinez stepped up to the Bell Memorial Union Auditorium stage and immediately started rapping. The rap lasted under two minutes but incorporated three languages and the overarching message of love for the Earth. Martinez, a 17-year-old hip-hop artist, author and activist, spoke at a ...
When the family of the Japanese rap pioneer and activist ECD aka Ishida Yoshinori announced on 24 January 2018 that he had passed away, the music and activist worlds let out ... But he was most remembered for organizing Thumping Camp, the first large-scale hip-hop festival in Japan, on July 7, 1996.
Johannesburg, South Africa – Winnie Mandela, South Africa's former First Lady, passed away on Monday (April 2) as reported by the BBC. She was 81. Family spokesman Victor Dlamini said she “succumbed peacefully in the early hours of Monday afternoon surrounded by her family and loved ones.
In a talk on Wednesday night at Becker House, Harry Allen discussed his experience with Public Enemy, a hip-hop group which is famous for their highly political music and their fight for African-American rights. Allen spoke highly of the group which he called “one of the most important and influential groups ...


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