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Prince Holds “Rally 4 Peace” Concert in Baltimore

Musician writes new song “Baltimore” that sings, “No Justice, No Peace” May 11, 2015 – Prince, not really known for his activism over his career, dived headfirst into the Baltimore controversy, and played a “rally 4 Peace” concert in Baltimore last night, in a tribute to Freddie Gray and any others who have suffered police brutality and…

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Karen O Sings About Nellie Bly for Google Doodle

Trailblazing Woman Journalist Expanded Perception and Rights of Women May 5, 2015 – Lead singer for the Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Karen O, penned and sang the first song exclusively for a Google Doodle, “Oh Nellie”, a song and Google Doodle dedicated to the life of “feminist” trailblazing journalist Nellie Bly. In a time where women were…

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JTMP Joins Marijuana Policy Coalition of Maryland

Puerto Rico Enacts Medical Cannabis May 4, 2015 – JTMP has joined the Marijuana Policy Coalition of Maryland, an organization dedicated to lifting the prohibition on cannabis, and approaching the issue of medical and recreational cannabis in a sensible way. Check out the Marijuana Policy Coalition of Maryland’s website here: http://www.marijuanapolicyinmd.org/mission-statement/ In other news, the US territory…

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GigWise: Lorde, Other Musicians React to Baltimore Protests

Activist-Musicians Tweet and Re-Tweet to Voice Reactions Some activist-musicians from Chuck D to Rihanna and Lorde have reacted to the firestorm in Baltimore after the death of Freddie Gray, and GigWise has a good article with all the Tweets and ReTweets from them who used social media to express their feelings on the situation in Baltimore….

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Lady Gaga First to Support Bruce Jenner

Musician-Activist Tweets “We Have a Chance to Write This Moment in History” April 27, 2015 – JTMP applauds the bravery of Bruce Jenner for finally being who he is, a transgender person who closely aligns with being a female.   The world-famous athlete came out last week and told Diane Sawyer and the world that…

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Tim McGraw Raises Awareness of Diabetes

Musician-Activist Comments On Sandy Hook Benefit Concert: “I’m going to lead with my heart every time.” April 25, 2015 – Country music activist Tim McGraw, whom JTMP just blogged about his upcoming Sandy Hook Promise benefit concert, went on MSNBC’s Morning Joe recently to discuss and raise awareness on one of the biggest health epidemics raging…

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Earth Day DC 2015 Goes Corporate

Bloggers and Small Orgs Left Out of Corporate “Greenwashing” April 19, 2015 – JTMP always attends every Earth Day rally and concert event that comes to town here in DC ever since it was launched, and this year we applied for media passes and headed down with our video cameras and equipment just like we always…

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