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The Hip-Hop Advocate #30: Stories of hip-hop innovation, inspiration & insight [7/1/18]

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July 1 · Issue #30 · View online
The Hip-Hop Advocate Newsletter
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Now on to some interesting hip-hop stories from the past couple of weeks. 
Manny Faces, Founder/Exec. Director, The Center for Hip-Hop Advocacy
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STOP, LOOK & LISTEN
Rakim: Tiny Desk Concert : NPR
YouTube's ‘G Funk’ chronicles a key piece of hip-hop history
Hip-hop video by advocacy and peer disability support group uses technology to break new ground
GET YOUR MIND RIGHT
Student Awarded Four-Year MC Lyte Scholarship Becomes First Black Woman to Earn Degree In Astrophysics from UW
Bringing students’ cultures into the classroom ⋅ Charlottesville Tomorrow
How One Man Is Using Hip-Hop to Diversify Architecture
IF ‘DEMOCRACY NOW’ & BLACK THOUGHT HAD A PODCAST BABY…
Social justice journalism meets hip-hop with the groundbreaking (and now, award-winning) podcast, News Beat. In this episode: Criminalizing Protest - The U.S. Government’s Militarized and Legislative Crackdown on People’s Right to Dissent
Hip-Hop Flavored 'News Beat' Podcast Wins Top Journalism Prize at 2018 New York Press Club Awards
WE THE PEOPLE
HBO Taps Charlamagne Tha God For Series Of Interview Specials
Omar Offendum - Hip Hop And Poetry Comes to Ford Theatres in August
Supaman blends Native American culture, spirituality and hip-hop
Republic Records Names Ken 'Duro' Ifill as Senior VP of A&R: Exclusive
New Bedford's Ben Gilbarg pioneers a hip-hop video pathway to education and social change
STRICTLY BUSINESS
Vic Mensa on brands: 'Nobody likes those #ad posts on Instagram!'
The New Business of Hip-Hop Beats: How One Company Gets Musicians Paid For Creating Samples
Second-year hip-hop festival to make waves
HIP-HOP CAN SAVE AMERICA
BE HEALTHY
Philadelphia FIGHT is incentivizing teens to get tested for HIV with a hip hop concert
BEEN AROUND THE WORLD
Rapping priest Father Ogalo suspended by Catholic church
Gali: a documentary about a thriving Delhi hip-hop underground scene
SPECIAL DELIVERY
Hip-hop conferences & special events around the country. Send us yours!
MADISON: Play Make Learn 2018
ILLINOIS: Hip-Hop Music Ed Symposium - July 19-20
RIVERSIDE, CA: Show&Prove Hip Hop Studies Conference - Dec. 7-9
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