Robert Glasper memorializes Eric Garner, Rekia Boyd, Sean Bell, Aiyana Jones and more with heart-wrenching cover of Kendrick Lamar’s “I’m Dying of Thirst.”
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Loveless Society’s Bradley Cox calls for the end of “self-reflection” that doesn’t also challenge oppressive systems.
With “Blacker The Berry,” Kendrick Lamar unleashes a scathing critique on some generational intra-racial issues.
The 2014 BET Hip-hop Awards included an impressive cypher featuring Mississippi vet David Banner, Maryland rapper King Los, Naughty by Nature’s Treach, Cali femcee Snow Tha Product, and Chicago artist Vic Mensa.
I knew the moment I clicked play on this PSA to “experience the night Trayvon Martin was killed” I was going to wish I hadn’t.
Continuing their four-week occupancy of Florida’s capitol until “Stand Your Ground” is repealed, the Dream Defenders were joined by hip-hop legend Talib Kweli and his son who stayed overnight.
Ebony Magazine has dedicated its September 2013 issue to the memory of Trayvon Martin and the spirit of moving forward with four poignant new covers.
Much buzzed about in the blogs and on the web lately is the focus and interest in what’s increasingly being called “Black Twitter.”
‘Fruitvale Station’ stars Octavia Spencer and Michael B. Jordan cover the latest issue of JET Magazine where they talk about their award-winning new film.
Out of the many Trayvon Martin tribute songs recently released, Raheem DeVaughn and Styles P’s “Trigger Man” stands out as a haunting letter directed toward George Zimmerman.
Are the Trayvon Martins’ and Jordan Davis’ a reboot of an old program used to keep a psychological grip on the Black community?
Rapper Pharoahe Monch is lending his voice to the Zimmerman trial outrage with a new protest song titled, “Stand Your Ground.”
#Justice4Trayvon is more than Trayvon Martin. This is about Sean Bell, Amadou Diallo, Rekia Boyd, Oscar Grant, Aaron Campbell, Victor Steen, Robbie Tolan, Kendra James, Aiyana Jones, James Jahar Perez, Tarika Wilson, Deandre Brunston, Latasha Harlins, Ousmane Zongo, Orlando Barlow, Kiwane Carrington, Kenneth Harding, Jr, and now Jordan Davis
When it comes to judgements on Trayvon Martin’s “ignorant” friend Rachel Jeantel, Black people seem to be her absolute worst critics.
Major WTF!? Childish Gambino recently unleashed some new lyrical fire over a Donkey Kong-sampling track entitled, “Eat Your Vegetables.” Despite the great punchlines, Gambino goes too far with a joke about Trayvon Martin’s death.
Creatives from all over—and from various ethnic backgrounds, ages and artistic mediums, have been expressing their pain and frustration for Trayvon Martin through art, photography and illustration.
Rapper Diggy Simmons recently stopped by the Russ Parr Show for a special interview/belated birthday party with his young female fans. The young, yet mature emcee previewed a few songs from his new album ‘Unexpected Arrival’ and gave a chilling point-of-view of the Trayvon Martin case.