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  • The Rise Of  Protest Music 2015

    The Rise Of Protest Music 2015

    Fox News’ worst fears have come to pass: Kendrick Lamar’s music has officially been used to inspire protest against police brutality. On Sunday, a #BlackLivesMatter conference at Cleveland State University turned confrontational after police detained a 14-year-old boy for allegedly being drunk on a bus in downtown Cleveland. Protesters leaving the conference objected to how the police were “roughing up” and “pepper spraying” the boy, according to local television station WEWS. When protesters tried to intervene, police used pepper spray on the crowd. The […]

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  • Dave Chappelle: Artists have a responsibility to be activists in some way. Some stars are more than just fashion trends.

    Dave Chappelle: Artists have a responsibility to be activists in some way. Some stars are more than just fashion trends.

    Dave Chappelle: Black People and Police The 41-year-old funnyman told the audience at the Art For Life benefit on Long Island that artists have a responsibility to be activists in some way. ‘The biggest enemy of an artist is apathy,’ he said. The Chappelle’s Show star added: ‘A kid gets killed by the poilice and I buy a T-shirt and before I can wear that one, there’s another kid (killed) and I’m running out of closet space.’ Chappelle who is […]

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