Tagged Black Lives Matter

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RapUp: Beyonce and Dixie Chicks CMA Performance Removed From Site After Too Many Racist Comments

CMA Also Scrubs Their Performance From Social Media Sites NOV 5, 2016 – CMA is getting criticized for scrubbing their website and social media platforms after receiving too many racist comments from their viewers. Obviously there viewership consist of racists on large numbers, a “basket of deplorable”. Statements often used the n-word, and one viewer…

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Big Money vs. Black Lives: Movement connects money in politics to racial justice

Earlier this month, a coalition of more than 50 organizations connected to the Black Lives Matter movement released a highly-anticipated policy agenda document, “A Vision for Black Lives.” Rooted in the cause launched in 2013 to protest the killings of African Americans by police, the document began to take shape at a gathering in Cleveland…

A Black Lives Matter protester addresses fellow protesters near the site of Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S., July 26, 2016.  REUTERS/Bryan Woolston - RTSJTEK
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The Permanence of Black Lives Matter

Last week at the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia, black protesters made their presence known in marches down Broad Street. After these groups mostly ignored the Republican National Convention in Cleveland and just two weeks after the deaths of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile launched new protests, familiar slogans and chants of “Black Lives Matter”…

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Kendrick Lamar’s “Alright” Set to Cinematic Video

Director Colin Tilley Makes Epic-like Video Worthy of Award DEC 28, 2015 – Rapper Kendrick Lamar has teamed up with director Colin Tilley for a music video of his song, “Alright“, and it is a great production you must watch, and in JTMP’s opinion worthy of nominations and awards, specifically for any activist or social…

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Wondaland Talks Music and Activism with HuffPo

Music Collective Talks About Black Lives Matter Movement OCT 6, 2015 – The music collective Wondaland chatted music, activism and the Black Lives Matter movement in a good piece by Nsenga Burton on HuffPo at the Centennial Park community event in Atlanta, Georgia recently. Wondaland member Roman GianArthur, a multi-instrumentalist, songwriter, producer, and engineer, told HuffPo, “We don’t approach social…

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Jen Chapin’s “Gospel” Speaks Up About Current Social Issues

Black Lives Matter, Environment and More in Creative & Positive Music Video August 13, 2015 – In our continuing effort to seek out and showcase musical-activists out there, JTMP wants to introduce Jen Chapin, an Americana artist whose new music video “Gospel” really steps up and speaks out on the current social issues such as…

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Hip-Hop Musical About Alexander Hamilton Taking NY by Storm

President Obama a Fan of Show, 30+ Million Pre-Tickets Sold July 31, 2015 – A new Hip-Hop musical about founding father Alexander Hamilton titled “Hamilton: An American Musical” is taking New York and the world by storm, selling millions of pre-tickets and even drawing President Obama as a fan. The musical is based on the…

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