So Misinformed – Snoop feat Slick Rick

So Misinformed – Snoop  feat Slick Rick
The video
Vorrei dire a questo signore e a tutte le altre persone / Che non sono state benedette dalla melanina / Per far loro capire ciò che è successo nella nostra storia / Sei stato male informato tanto quanto noi siamo stati male informati. Una voce femminile in sotto fondo. Le [...]

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Panthers: The Vanguard of the Movement

Panthers: The Vanguard of the Movement
Movie Review
If you think the Black Lives Matter movement has been vehement, consider what the Black Panther Party for Self-Defense did in response to a similar litany of police brutality, institutionalized racism and social injustice. In May 1967, 26 members walked into the California State Assembly openly carrying weapons. It made [...]

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Country Cousins

Country Cousins
On MLK, Southern Rap and Racism
Michael Gonzales - As a native New Yorker, “Down South” seemed like a scary place, until a visit to Mississippi forced me to confront my own prejudices.Northerners sometimes say the meanest things about folks from Down South. Some think that “their accents make them sound stupid” while others cite the [...]

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The Long Road to the Hall of Fame

The Long Road to the Hall of Fame
On Tony King aka Malik Farrakhan
Down with the kings! Down with the kings! Così rappa Chuck D, leader storico dei Public Enemy. Cammina lentamente rimando liriche di fuoco che sembrano perforare l’obiettivo delle telecamere. Rima dopo rima, l’MC rivendica con orgoglio la storia e le esperienze di vita di Tony King, icona afro-americana. Nel suo [...]

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