Articles tagged protests

21 Sep 2007 // 1:47 AM

Thousands protest treatment of ‘Jena 6’

JENA, La.—Drawn by the disturbing symbol of three lynching nooses dangling from a tree and greeted by Confederate flags displayed along their route, tens

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CHICAGO - A national protest Tuesday to ban misogynistic and offensive lyrics in hip-hop music renewed the debate over the genre’s role in shaping

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31 Jul 2007 // 4:01 AM

1960s activists look at struggle of new generation

WASHINGTON - In the newspaper photographs, they are frozen in time confronting police, taking to the streets, staging teach-ins and leading university-wide strikes. Now gray-haired,

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Beyoncé and When Music Writing Becomes Activism

// Sound Affects

"The overall response to Beyoncé's "Formation" has been startlingly positive, but mostly for reasons attached to political agendas. It's time to investigate this trend.

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