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Janelle Monae & Wondaland – Hell You Talmbout (Eephus Tour Philadelphia 8-12-15) – YouTube

This election year, if your local, state, and national candidates are silent about #BlackLivesMatter, – they are not your candidates. Print #BlackLivesMatter on your ballot.

via Janelle Monae & Wondaland – Hell You Talmbout (Eephus Tour Philadelphia 8-12-15) – YouTube.

Published on Aug 13, 2015

Janelle Monae and the entire Wondaland records family perform her socially conscious song “Hell You Talm Bout” live at the kickoff night of the Eephus Tour at Union Transfer in Philadelphia, PA

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Why Haven’t I Seen This Ferguson Video Before? These Children Killed It! « ALTERNATIVE MEDIA SYNDICATE


“Hands up don’t shoot. We ain’t got no guns we ain’t got no drugs hands up don’t shoot.” Take a listen to Pearl Star Student, Queen McElrath, showing love and talent for Michael Brown and the people of Ferguson.

via Why Haven’t I Seen This Ferguson Video Before? These Children Killed It! « ALTERNATIVE MEDIA SYNDICATE.

3 lessons from hip-hop history every activist should know – YouTube | Jay Smooth

Published on Nov 18, 2014

This is our new bimonthly video series, The Illipsis, written, starring and produced by DJ, video essayist and cultural critic Jay Smooth.In this first episode, Jay deconstructs the history of hip-hop to illuminate how young activists can continue challenging and reshaping the status quo today.

via 3 lessons from hip-hop history every activist should know – YouTube.

The Temptations “Ball of Confusion” – YouTube

via The Temptations “Ball of Confusion” – YouTube.

Africa Straight Up – Official Film | #OYRchallenge

With more than a billion people spread across 54 countries speaking more than 3,000 languages, Africa cannot — and should not — be limited to a single narrative. Africa Straight Up is a more complete story about Africa and its diaspora.

Share your personal story about Africa at Africa.com or on Twitter @Africa_com with the hashtag #AfricaStraightUp. #OYRchallenge

2013 Grammy Award Performances: Miguel, Rihanna, Jay-Z & More Hit The Stage! | Celebrity News & Style for Black Women

There’s only one night of the year when every genre of music can live together under one house and be broadcasted into the homes of millions of adoring fans. The Grammy Awards are the ultimate musical experience. From country to rock and R&B to hip-hop, the hottest entertainers of the moment are all dressed up and ready to command the stage!

Watch as they perform the hits that got them there in the first place!

via 2013 Grammy Award Performances: Miguel, Rihanna, Jay-Z & More Hit The Stage! | Celebrity News & Style for Black Women.

 

Pink| Blow Me (One Last Kiss)

Music video by P!nk performing Blow Me (One Last Kiss). (C) 2012 RCA Records, a division of Sony Music Entertainment

 

Stevie Wonder – Happy Birthday

Artist: Stevie Wonder
Album: Hotter Than July (1980)
Song: Happy Birthday
Event : Nelson Mandela Day
At its release, the Happy Birthday song was campaigning for the establishment of a national holiday in memory of the Rev. Martin Luther King. In 1986, Stevie Wonder’s determination paid off when Ronald Reagan introduced into U.S. law the third monday of january as a holiday in memory of Martin Luther King.