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Musicians Fight For Justice For Michael Brown

SOCIAL MEDIA AND MUSIC CHANNEL ANGER AND ACTIVISM AUG 20, 2014 – Many musicians have come out in support for justice for Michael Brown using their music and social media. In St. Louis last Wednesday, Young Jeezy and Wiz Khalifa wore shirts on stage that said, “Don’t shoot” and “RIP Michael Brown”. Nelly has been…

Hip Hop Artist Talib Kweli Appears at Occupy Wall Street Performs New Song

Hip Hop artist Talib Kweli appeared at Occupy Wall Street in a show of solidarity with real grassroots democracy, and performed a new rhyme called, "Distraction". In an interview he said, "I'm not aligned with everyone politically who is there," he said. "But I was overwhelmed by seeing democracy in action. You have to see how dedicated these people are to creating social awareness and creating a platform for us to talk about issues … disparities in our country."

Watch a video of the performance below.

 

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