We recently share Noirse from South African artist Petite Noir. The fun loving romance of a song has gotten remix with a slowed down, aethereal creation from Deptford Goth. We'll show you our secrets, all right! Take a listen on this fresh new take on this already killer song!…Continue
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By: Lindsey Rand, AFROPUNK Contributor
On May 17th thousands of Philadelphia area students walked out in protest of the large budget cuts that are cutting many extra curricular programs from schools across the board and completely shutting down 23 others. This, though, is not…Continue
What does "I support the troops" mean to you? Is the phrase overused? Earlier this year, filmmaker and activist Michael Moore wrote in a piece in The Huffington Post: "Those Who Say 'I Support the Troops' Really Don't". Read some f the excerpts below and let us know what you think:
"I am tired of the ruse we are playing on these brave citizens in our armed forces."…
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This week Chicago decided to go ahead with Mayor Rahm Emanuel's plan to close 49 public schools in effort to combat the decreasing and highly inefficient budget. This kind of decision is easy to make when you don’t have to put a face to the thousands of kids being thrown out of their school and these kids now face…Continue
After the release of Ms. Hill's new single 'Neurotic Society' a few days back we started to really listen to the (fast and manic) lyrics. It's a wild thing to do. Both sonically and also the recent decision of Lauryn being sent to prison for 3 months, although she managed to settle her debt. No peace. We chopped out some of our favorite quotes. What are…Continue
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My name is Assata Shakur, and I am a 20th century escaped slave. Because of government persecution, I was left with no other choice than to flee from the political repression, racism and violence that dominate the US government’s policy towards people of color. I am an ex-political prisoner, and I have been living in…Continue
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Kimya Dawson, Chuck D, The Roots, Tom Morello, Alice Walker, Junot Diaz, W. Kamau Bell, Rosario Dawson, Favianna Rodriguez and many more signed the "Migration Is Beautiful" artists' statement on immigration reform.
Check out their statement below and let us know what you think.
More info and petition at http://migrationisbeautiful.com. - L.…
Former Black Panther Party member Assata Shakur is the first woman to be added to the FBI's 'Most Wanted Terrorists' list, with a $2 million reward offered for her capture. Hiphopandpolitics published an opinion piece stating: "Can you imagine if the FBI was this diligent about going after Wall Street Bankers who defrauded millions of…Continue