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Hip Hop for Social Change
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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‘Hip-Hop, From the Bronx to the Arab Street’

‘Hip-Hop, From the Bronx to the Arab Street’ | Hip Hop for Social Change | Scoop.it
A new exhibit at Paris’s Arab cultural institution features records, clothes, sneakers and artwork inspired by boom-boxes and other symbols of hip-hop culture.
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MUSIC - MTV documentary on rebellious Turkish youth hits 2 million views

MUSIC - MTV documentary on rebellious Turkish youth hits 2 million views | Hip Hop for Social Change | Scoop.it
MTV World has launched a documentary short film about Turkey within its Rebel Music series, which was viewed by more than 2 million people around the world on YouTube last week. Executive producer Nusrat Durrani and artists in the film tell the Hürriyet Daily News about the project
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Hong Kong Protest Art Still Stands, Protected by Art Guardians

Hong Kong Protest Art Still Stands, Protected by Art Guardians | Hip Hop for Social Change | Scoop.it
Wary that Hong Kong police might move into protest areas and destroy the array of art created inside the grounds of the democracy movement, a band of "art guardians" have been standing by in case they are needed.
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How Hip-Hop Conquered Streaming

How Hip-Hop Conquered Streaming | Hip Hop for Social Change | Scoop.it
Though it's second fiddle in digital and physical sales to rock and pop, hip-hop has long been the most popular genre on music streaming services. BuzzFeed News spoke to music industry experts to f...
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Democracy is a religion that has failed the poor - The Guardian

Democracy is a religion that has failed the poor - The Guardian | Hip Hop for Social Change | Scoop.it
Giles Fraser: Loose canon: Voting expresses our desire to belong. But is it worth belonging to a country that has become little more than an aggregation of self-interest?
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Making democracy more accessible to millennials and everyone else - Los Angeles Times

Making democracy more accessible to millennials and everyone else - Los Angeles Times | Hip Hop for Social Change | Scoop.it
It’s long been an embarrassment that the government representing the state that gave the world the iPhone, Google and Twitter sported such clunky digital tools itself.
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Women in Hip Hop as Resistance and Expression

Women in Hip Hop as Resistance and Expression | Hip Hop for Social Change | Scoop.it
WOMENinHIPHOP Track at #AMC2015: Transformative Open Space dedicated to Uplifting Voices of Artists.
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Hip-Hop Was the Biggest Revolution in American Music and That's Backed By a ... - TIME

TIME Hip-Hop Was the Biggest Revolution in American Music and That's Backed By a ... TIME The explosion of hip-hop onto the music scene in the 1990s was the biggest musical revolution in American pop history.
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The Way You Look At This Social Media Generation Will Change After Reading This

The Way You Look At This Social Media Generation Will Change After Reading This | Hip Hop for Social Change | Scoop.it
Are you aware of how the social media is affecting your daily life? This comic is going to tell you the hardest truths about this generation.
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The Forbes Five: Hip-Hop's Wealthiest Artists 2015

The Forbes Five: Hip-Hop's Wealthiest Artists 2015 | Hip Hop for Social Change | Scoop.it
For more on the business of hip-hop, check out my book Empire State of Mind: How Jay-Z Went From Street Corner to Corner Office. You can also follow me on Twitter and Facebook.
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OCCUPY CENTRAL HONG KONG - Tear gas and Clashes at Democracy Protest Against China

Hong Kong: Tear gas and clashes at democracy protest 4 hours ago - Hong Kong police use tear gas to ... Hong Kong Protests EXCLUSIVE VIDEO - Police ...
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China doesn't want our "outdated" Western democracy

China doesn't want our "outdated" Western democracy | Hip Hop for Social Change | Scoop.it
The paper, ‘China in an Age of Radical Modernity: Why the World’s Most Populous Nation Won’t Become Liberal’ will be presented at the Melbourne School of Government's Public Policy in the Asian Century conference.
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Hip-Hop Summit Youth Council Celebrates Hip-Hop Against Gun And Gang Violence Week With A Powerful Message From President Obama

Hip-Hop Summit Youth Council Celebrates Hip-Hop Against Gun And Gang Violence Week With A Powerful Message From President Obama | Hip Hop for Social Change | Scoop.it
Hip-Hop Summit Youth Council Celebrates Hip-Hop Against Gun And Gang Violence Week w/a Pwrful Message From Pres Obama http://t.co/Dz4uHdeOlY
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Paulo Freire and Myles Horton: Conversations on Education and Social Change

A Talk Book by Freire and Horton.
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Celebrating The Mothers Of Hip-Hop

Celebrating The Mothers Of Hip-Hop | Hip Hop for Social Change | Scoop.it
Honoring Sylvia Robinson, Salt-N-Pepa, MC Lyte, Queen Latifah, Da Brat and more.
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I'm adding this to my scoop it because i love my hip hop music and these ladies started a movement for women. They showed us that woman can do anything a man can do and stand there ground.

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Forbes Hip-Hop’s Wealthiest Artists Of 2015 List | ViewHipHop.com

Forbes Hip-Hop’s Wealthiest Artists Of 2015 List | ViewHipHop.com | Hip Hop for Social Change | Scoop.it
Trending: Who Is Hip Hop's Wealthiest Artist Of 2015?!? | Full List Here: http://t.co/c5FJnaGus9
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I think the forbes list of 2015 is pretty accurate i'm surprised dr. dre isn't first though.

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Court Rules NSA Bulk Spying Illegal: New Vindication for Snowden, and ... - Democracy Now!

Court Rules NSA Bulk Spying Illegal: New Vindication for Snowden, and ... - Democracy Now! | Hip Hop for Social Change | Scoop.it
A federal appeals court has ruled the National Security Agency’s bulk collection of millions of Americans’ phone records is illegal.
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Triumph of the Unthinking

Triumph of the Unthinking | Hip Hop for Social Change | Scoop.it
It is easier to appeal to voters with nonsense economics than to think things through.
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Download PDF Social Change and Development Modernization Dependency and World System Theories

Download pdf / ebook file here: http://bit.ly/1P1ZOMI.
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From hip-hop to jihad, how the Islamic State became a magnet for converts - Washington Post

From hip-hop to jihad, how the Islamic State became a magnet for converts - Washington Post | Hip Hop for Social Change | Scoop.it
As many as 1 in 6 or 7 Europeans recruited to the Islamic State come from a non-Muslim background, a demographic that experts say is emerging as some of the most fanatical adherents to Islam.
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Study: Hip-hop is more important than The Beatles - CNN.com

Study: Hip-hop is more important than The Beatles  - CNN.com | Hip Hop for Social Change | Scoop.it
Hip-hop is the most important development in pop music in the past half century, according to a scientific study published Wednesday.
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What's So Funny? The Role of Comedy in Social Change - 2015 Skoll World Forum

Speakers: Jess Search, Caty Borum Chattoo, Mechai Viravaidya, Bassem Youssef, Jack Sim Social change is hard, earnest work and there's nothing funny ...
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OCCUPY CENTRAL HONG KONG - Citizens of HK Demand Democracy & Freedom from China

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Are We Living In A Fake Democracy? - YouTube

"Are We Living In A Fake Democracy? With every year that passes, another corrupt politician or political scheme is exposed. With increasingly right-wing poli...
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