Check out Questlove’s third installment in How Hip Hop Failed America: What Happens When Black Loses It’s Cool? This post is the third in a series of six posts about hip-hop by the musician. Check it out here.
Click here to read the NYCLU testimony before the New York City Council Committee on Immigration on the NYC Immigration Card, on April 30, 2014. Click here for more information.
LAWbound is a LatinoJusitce program designed to increase the number of Latinos who successfully stay on the path to law school. LAWbound builds upon their current pre-law programming, providing targeted sercices that address common barriers to Latinos being admitted to law school. The Summer Program applications are due Friday, June 6, 2014. Click here for more information.
Read Jamilah King’s analysis of Leslie Jones’ recent slave rape joke during SNL’s ‘weekend update’ section on Colorlines.com. The piece analyzes what happened and what Jones’ reaction was to the backlash. Check it out here.
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Register for the fifth annual latina trailblazers breakfast with LatinoJustice. Held on Thursday, June 19th, Honorees this year include Melissa Mark-Viverito, NYC Council Speaker and Ivelisse Claussel, Senior Compliance Counsel & Privacy Officer, Otsuka American Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Click here for more information.
Check our Vulture’s When the People Cheer: How Hip-Hop Failed Black America, Part one of a six part series of essays on HipHop’s past, present,and future. Click here for part one. Click here for part two, Mo’ Money, Mo’ Problems: How Hip-Hop Failed Black America, Part II.
“When Hip-Hop doesn’t occupy an interesting place on the pop-culture terrain, when it is much of the terrain and loses interest even in itself, then what?”
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Join streetwise and safe’s fight to stop the criminalization of condom possession. The justice system uses condom possession to argue that they are engaged in prostitution related offenses. Click here to read more and sign the petition.