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Hip-Hop Conference Among Events Slated for Black History Month at CSUN PDF Print E-mail
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Thursday, 06 February 2014 17:48


Hip-Hop Think Tank, a student organization, will host a conference as part of CSUN’s Black History month celebration.
Several political activist and rappers will be participating, including from left: Olmeca, an MC and activist who has garnered
attention in the Latin Alternative scene; former Black Panther Party leader and author Elaine Brown; and activist
and rapper Boots Riley of the group, The Coup.

A hip-hop conference will be among the events featured at California State University, Northridge’s Black History Month celebration this year.

Activist and rapper Boots Riley of the group, The Coup; former Black Panther Party leader Elaine Brown; and Olmeca, an MC and activist who has garnered attention in the Latin Alternative scene, are some of the participants in the Department of Pan African Studies and the Hip-Hop Think Tank’s two-day conference titled, “Bridging the Gaps: Hip- Hop in the Age of Mass Incarceration and Deportation."

For more: http://csunshinetoday. csun.edu/universitynews/ hip-hop-conferenceamong- events-slated-for-blackhistory- month-at-csun/

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