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The Iggy-centered Twitter war has brought attention to a key issue in the genre, one that stretches beyond race. As hip-hop becomes more mainstream and commodified, it cannot lose its revolutionary origins. Hip-hop artists need to use their exalted social platforms to speak out on social and political issues important to underprivileged communities. Otherwise it will only become empty dance music, with none of what makes it a vital art form.

Interesting Perspective - Hip-Hop's Huge Problem With Iggy Azalea Just Blew Up

Iggy Azalea doesn’t wear blackface, but that doesn’t mean her drag performance doesn’t share some essential genetic code with the old-school American minstrel show.

The Cultural Crimes of Iggy Azalea

Love Her or Hate Her, Iggy Azalea Made Race the Biggest Issue of Music in 2014 - Mic

“The truth is unspeakable”: A real American sniper unloads on “American Sniper” | "The truth is unspeakable," says real-life American sniper who wants nothing to do with a dangerous propaganda film

“The truth is unspeakable”: A real American sniper unloads on “American Sniper”

“The truth is unspeakable”: A real American sniper unloads on “American Sniper” | "The truth is unspeakable," says real-life American sniper who wants nothing to do with a dangerous propaganda film

In Defense Of Kanye’s Vanity: The Politics Of Black Self-Love // Kanye West has become a pop-culture punch line, but those who have dismissed him as aimlessly arrogant have missed the point. He is part of a long tradition of black artists who have fashioned a de...

In Defense Of Kanye's Vanity: The Politics Of Black Self-Love

Kanye West has become a pop-culture punch line, but those who have dismissed him as aimlessly arrogant have missed the point. He is part of a long tradition of black artists who have fashioned a deepl

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People Asked Him If It Was OK For White People To Have Dreadlocks. Here's His No-B.S. Response.

People Asked Him If It Was OK For White People To Have Dreadlocks. Things that matter. Pass 'em on.

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Teenager builds browser plugin to show you where politicians get their funding. Can't wait for the Firefox plugin!

How the stories of Native American youths made Obama cry in the ...

How the stories of Native American youths made Obama cry in the Oval Office

Obama met in North Dakota with young people who spoke of lives affected by suicide, poverty and homelessness.

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Toobin: Scalia Devoted His Professional Life To Making America Less Fair, Less Tolerant, Less Admirable

We live in a society constantly connected: RT this, mobile upload that, but has it gone too far? In a move away from technology, Jake Reilly spent 90 days off the communication grid. In what he calls “The Amish Project,” he deleted all his social networking accounts and tossed his phone in the river, the end result? Watch the movie above. #word

The Amish Project, 90 Days Spent Off The Communication Grid

"Amish Project:" 90 Days Without a Cell Phone, Email and Social Media - love this!

It’s time for America to reckon with the role that highway projects too often play in ripping apart underprivileged communities around the…

It’s time for America to reckon with the role that highway projects too often play in ripping apart underprivileged communities around the country, Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx said…

Baltimore "Cops in Body Armor for H.S. STUDENTS" When school let out police were in the area equipped with full riot gear; were stopping busses and forcing riders, including many students who were trying to get home, to disembark. Cops shut down the local subway stop. They also blockaded roads near High School, which is across the street from the mall, and essentially corralled young people in the area. That is, they did not allow the after-school crowd to disperse.

Eyewitnesses: The Baltimore Riots Didn't Start the Way You Think Baltimore teachers and parents tell a different story from the one you've been reading in the media.

Whites riot over pumpkins in NH and Twitter turns it into epic lesson about Ferguson

Keene Pumpkin Festival riots (Screen capture)and how it relates to ferguson

David Suzuki Foundation - The Tideline Project | Interesting video | Climate Change is Closer Than You Think

David Suzuki Foundation - The Tideline Project // Street Art Depiction of Climate Change

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American Poverty Obamma's give away programs and green programs are destroying the u. the plan of Marxism. He is a muslim marxist, and he is accomplishing it quickly.