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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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NY Times: Beyonce in ‘Formation’: Entertainer, Activist or Both?

Feb 15, 2016 – Three writers and music critics for the NY Times, Jon Caramanica Wesley Morris and Jenna Wortham, have a good piece up about the current dust up and controversy of Beyonce’s recent Super Bowl halftime show where there were African-Americans in “uniform” and marching in “Formation” to speak out about police killing kids in inner…

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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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Pussy Riot Releases “I Can’t Breathe” Inspired by Eric Garner

Art-Activist-Rock Band Releases First English Speaking Song With Dramatic Video FEB 19, 2015 – Pussy Riot, the art-activist-rock collective or “band” from Russia that is constantly protesting Putin and his regime, and constantly getting hassled, beaten, arrested and even jailed for it, have released their first English speaking song called “I Can’t Breathe” inspired by…

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