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Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2012

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Local, state and federal authorities continued to push to restore basic services on Wednesday as millions of people prepared to spend a third night without power.
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The power of the people is much stronger than the people in power. Hip Hop is a social invention for increasing the participation of youngsters who are often left out of community development processes.
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Hong Kong Protesters Lose a Last Bastion, but Vow to Go On

Hong Kong Protesters Lose a Last Bastion, but Vow to Go On | Hip Hop for Social Change | Scoop.it
Even in their defeat, the protesters, mostly college students, left with a new sense of political identity and a willingness to challenge the power holders in Beijing.
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US agency infiltrated Cuban hip-hop scene to spark youth unrest

US agency infiltrated Cuban hip-hop scene to spark youth unrest | Hip Hop for Social Change | Scoop.it
Investigation finds USAid recruited musicians ‘to break information blockade’ as part of covert social project
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Questlove is right, hip-hop is too silent on Ferguson and Garner - The Grio

Questlove is right, hip-hop is too silent on Ferguson and Garner - The Grio | Hip Hop for Social Change | Scoop.it
In the wake of numerous well-publicized incidents of black men dying at the hands of police officers, one would think that hip hop artists would be at the forefront of creative and activist endeavo...
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I’ve been loyal for 30 years – but now I’m leaving Labour for the Green party

I’ve been loyal for 30 years – but now I’m leaving Labour for the Green party | Hip Hop for Social Change | Scoop.it
Richard Stein: Labour is no longer a radical campaigning force for social change, nor is it for working people. It’s time to move on
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The Illipsis: on Ferguson, riots and human limits - YouTube

In this second installment of The Illipsis, Jay Smooth looks back at the week's events in Ferguson and asks how we can truly apply Rev. Dr. Martin Luther Kin...
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 Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr's advice that "riots are the language of the unheard."

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A hip-hop state of mind : The Lancet Psychiatry

A hip-hop state of mind. By - Akeem Sule, Becky Inkster
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The global popularity of hip-hop has transformed the culture from the inner-city streets of New York City (NY, USA) into a multibillion-dollar industry within about 40 years.  Hip-hop music is a worldwide platform for self-expression and unification. It has a unique capability to translate across cultures, languages, and socioeconomic boundaries. 

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Should We Be Optimists or Pessimists on China? – The Conversation - Blogs - The Chronicle of Higher Education

Should We Be Optimists or Pessimists on China? – The Conversation - Blogs - The Chronicle of Higher Education | Hip Hop for Social Change | Scoop.it
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Illustrate your opinion: artists draw in support of Hong Kong protesters | South China Morning Post

Illustrate your opinion: artists draw in support of Hong Kong protesters | South China Morning Post | Hip Hop for Social Change | Scoop.it
'A picture speaks a thousand words' may be an old saying but nothing could be more appropriate when it comes to the following series of illustrations by artists seeking to offer support to Occupy HK. Theses bold images offer an insight into conditions on the ground as well as showing how events are being viewed from abroad. 
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Hong Kong pro-democracy activists threaten more protests if demands not met

Pro-democracy demonstrators in Hong Kong remained defiant and on the streets on Tuesday evening. Despite the rain, tens of thousands of people, part of the Occupy Central movement, continued...
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5 Steps to Social Change Through Digital Engagement

5 Steps to Social Change Through Digital Engagement | Hip Hop for Social Change | Scoop.it
@msmagazine: Digital media expert @sarahgranger reveals how women can change the world w/few strategic online moves http://t.co/QBTn1t6H2K
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Dictatorship to democracy: 17 lessons from Indonesia - The Guardian

Dictatorship to democracy: 17 lessons from Indonesia - The Guardian | Hip Hop for Social Change | Scoop.it
The Guardian Dictatorship to democracy: 17 lessons from Indonesia The Guardian Democracy is up to the people: A successful democracy does not rely on a single personality or an elected leader. All people need to partake in political processes.
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Collective Impact – Revolutionising Social Change - Pro Bono Australia

Collective Impact – Revolutionising Social Change - Pro Bono Australia | Hip Hop for Social Change | Scoop.it
Collective Impact – Revolutionising Social Change Pro Bono Australia While cooperative approaches are not new to the Not for Profit sector, many people are realising the way they have been working isn't getting the results they hoped for, a...
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Hands Up, Don’t Speak

Hands Up, Don’t Speak | Hip Hop for Social Change | Scoop.it
Professional athletes take up the Black Lives Matter movement as the hip-hop community stays relatively silent
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Naughty By Nature | Hip Hop Hooray | Muppets Version - YouTube

Naughty By Nature | Hip Hop Hooray | Muppets Version - YouTube | Hip Hop for Social Change | Scoop.it
The Muppets perform their version of the Naughty By Nature classic, “Hip Hop Hooray.” Starring Kermit the Frog and Fozzie Bear, special appearance by Beaker....
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All Songs Considered: The Year In Music 2014 - NPR (blog)

All Songs Considered: The Year In Music 2014 - NPR (blog) | Hip Hop for Social Change | Scoop.it
As the year comes to a close, All Songs Considered hosts Bob Boilen and Robin Hilton join NPR Music editors Ann Powers and Stephen Thompson to reflect on the best music of 2014.
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Arresting Democracy in Hong Kong - Wall Street Journal

Wall Street Journal Arresting Democracy in Hong Kong Wall Street Journal As it happened, Mr.
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Media Development 4/2014 on Hip Hop and graffiti

Media Development 4/2014 on Hip Hop and graffiti | Hip Hop for Social Change | Scoop.it
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Hip hop and graffiti affirm identity and open up space for alternative views and opinions. As early forms of social media, graffiti and hip hop can be said to embody true freedom of expression. But who is listening? And more to the point – for good or ill – who is acting on what they hear? This cool issue of Media Development covers some of the ground

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Holistic Wellness for the Hip Hop Generation (Supa Nova Slom) Pt. 3 - YouTube

Visit http://soulfulbodymind.com for Holistic information Also check out http://supanovaslom.com for Supa Nova Slom (Queen Afua's son) Part 4 http://www.yout...
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How Students Seized the Lead in Hong Kong’s Pro-Democracy Campaign

How Students Seized the Lead in Hong Kong’s Pro-Democracy Campaign | Hip Hop for Social Change | Scoop.it
An older generation of professors and others had been planning a mass demonstration. Then a boycott of college classes unleashed students to the streets.
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Is ‘Big Data’ Actually Reinforcing Social Inequalities? | The Nation

Is ‘Big Data’ Actually Reinforcing Social Inequalities? | The Nation | Hip Hop for Social Change | Scoop.it
An increasingly technologized world makes life easier...for some people, anyway.
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Maybe it’s time that our digital ethics were upgraded to match our technologized economy

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'94 Week: Why 1994 Is Hip-Hop's Greatest Year Ever | Vibe

'94 Week: Why 1994 Is Hip-Hop's Greatest Year Ever | Vibe | Hip Hop for Social Change | Scoop.it
With classics by Biggie, Nas, OutKast and Scarface as proof, we’re stamping 1994 as the greatest year in rap, when hip-hop became whole. Argue us ('94 Week: Here's why 1994 is hip-hop's greatest year.
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Senegal’s hip hop news broadcast is rapping what’s happening

Senegal’s hip hop news broadcast is rapping what’s happening | Hip Hop for Social Change | Scoop.it
MCs take the mic as anchors in weekly bilingual news show delivered in verse on TV and online
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Snowden to Hackers: Your Tech Skills Can Save Democracy - Tom's Guide

Snowden to Hackers: Your Tech Skills Can Save Democracy - Tom's Guide | Hip Hop for Social Change | Scoop.it
Reuters Snowden to Hackers: Your Tech Skills Can Save Democracy Tom's Guide NEW YORK — Hackers and other technologically skilled people have a "civic duty" to educate those less tech-savvy on how to use encryption and other security and privacy...
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