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Hip-hop is resistance against the inequalities in society

Luis Rivas April 2, 2014

When I tell people that hip-hop can save the world, I am usually met with confused looks, blank stares or people rolling their eyes. But it’s true. Hip-hop can fight against racism, sexism and other...

Hip Hop Think Tank event to bring attention to deportation, incarceration

Champaign Williams February 19, 2014

More than 2.2 million people are incarcerated in the U.S. each year, and nearly 2 million immigrants have been incarcerated since the beginning of the Obama administration in 2008, according to The Sentencing...

Thurz performing at the Hip Hop Conference. Photo Credit: Andres Aguila / Daily Sundial

First annual conference explores hip-hop’s academic value

Andrew Lopez November 21, 2011

This weekend’s first annual academic hip-hop conference, “LA Hip-Hop: Beyond Gangster Rap” attempted to bridge the gap between the negative portrayals of the music genre and its beginnings as...

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