The migrant rights movement is rich with artists and producers who are producing culture that reach audiences beyond the bounds of what community organizing and policy-based organizing can do. Visual artists, designers, coders, rappers, emcees, street artists, musicians, poets and performers are increasingly working together to form a cultural front that speaks out for a … Continued

The panel, a mix of local hip-hop artists, educators, and law enforcement officers discussed their personal relationships with the music and with the police. Rock The School Bells was created on the basis of using Hip Hop as a platform to serve and educate youth in the community. It has then bridged students, emcees, deejays, … Continued

Harry Belafonte speaking at the Gathering in Oakland, Ca. Harry Belafonte is an American singer, songwriter, activist, and actor. One of the most successful Jamaican-American pop stars, as he popularized the Trinbagonian Caribbean musical style with an international audience in the 1950s. His breakthrough album Calypso (1956) was the first million-selling LP by a single artist. Belafonte is known for his recording … Continued