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Beyonce and Jay Z Hold Concert for Hillary Clinton

Musicians Urge Fans to Vote and Vote for Hillary Clinton NOV 6, 2016 – Beyonce and Jay Z headlined a concert in Cleveland, Ohio and urged the crowd to vote, and vote for Hillary Clinton. Other musicians performed too, including Chance the Rapper and Big Sean. Beyonce told the crowd, “I want my daughter to grow…

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CNN Politics: Jay Z to headline Concert for Hillary Clinton

Rapper Activist to Hold Cleveland, Ohio Concert to GOTV and Urge Voters to Vote for Secretary Clinton OCT 25, 2016 – “(CNN) Rapper Jay Z will headline a concert for Hillary Clinton in Cleveland before Election Day, according to a Clinton aide. The event — which aides expect will draw thousands — is part of an ongoing…

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HuffPo: Jordan Backtracks on Decision to Ban Lebanese Indie Rock Band Mashrou Leila

Popular Arab Band Accused by Conservatives as “Contradicting Christianity and Islam” MAY 2, 2016 – Although it came too late and they still couldn’t play the concert, popular Arab band Mashrou Leila that was at first banned from playing at Amman’s Roman Amphitheater were invited back to play by the Jordanian authorities, due to a massive public backlash….

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350.org Holds “Pathway to Paris” Concert

Patti Smith, Flea, and More Fight Climate Change With Music DEC 22. 2015 – JTMP has been covering the UN Climate Change Conference and hopes the deal reached will help stop climate change, and one of the best things out of it is the initiative “Pathway to Paris” from 350.org that “brings together musicians, artists, activists,…

Music Opened the Door to Social Justice Activism for Kristin Hulass Sunde

JAN 27, 2014 – Amnesty International's "Bringing Human Rights Home" benefit concert will be live streamed on the Internet worldwide on February 5th, and to gear up for it, Amnesty International volunteer Kristin Hulaas Sunde wrote a blog on Amnesty's "Livewire" site, where she reminisces about how she was awakened and her activism for social justice really started back in 1988 at the Human Rights Now! concert in Philadelphia. Pete Gabriel, Bruce Springsteen, Sting, Tracy Chapman and more all played to a huge throng of 75,000 activists. Read Kristin's cool blog on LivewireAmnesty.org here, and make sure you catch the Bringing Human Rights Home concert on February 5th next month. The concert will feature the Flaming Lips, Tegan and Sara, Lauryn Hill, Cold War Kids, and others; and the recently freed members of Pussy Riot, Nadezhda Tolokonnikova and Maria Alyokhina, will be there also. Find out more about the concert here.

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