Civil Rights Awareness
We couldn’t reproduce Frederick Douglas but we had KRS1. We didn’t try to imitate MLK but we had Chuck D. We remembered Harriet Tubman when we looked at Lauryn Hill. We didn’t need the Queen of Sheba, we had our own Queen...Latifah.
Hip Hop Started In The Bronx, New York
New York State
The voice of hip hop is bigger then the
civil rights movement of yesterday
If we don’t start to use our voice, the voice of Hip-Hop, the child of Civil Rights to push mass incarceration reform, police brutality concerns, economic equity, equal educational opportunities, and social justice just to name a few then we’ll be shucking and jiving all the way back to Jim Crow.
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