The following was originally published at Ongoing History of Protest Music. The Canadian Indigenous hip-hop duo Snotty Nose Rez Kids recently released “No Jesus Piece,”the fourth single off their upcoming album “Life After,” which will drop on October 22. It is the follow-up to their excellent 2019 album, “Trapline” (one of
“I couldn’t resist!!!” That’s the last line of a particularly racist email sent by Leyden, Massachusetts Police Chief Daniel Galvis to town officials and fellow officers on March 8, 2016. The email, a chain forward called “FW: How Is Tarzan Doing?” ends with the noble savage telling a nameless third
Report On CIA Plans To Kidnap Or Kill Assange Show Clearest Evidence Yet Of Improper Pressure On Prosecutors
A Yahoo! News report on the CIA’s plans to kidnap or kill Assange contains some of the strongest evidence yet that Assange was only charged with crimes because of the agency’s thirst for vengeance.
Considering the U.S. Supreme Court has two alleged rapists and both US presidential candidates were alleged rapists, the lyrics of “In Your Path” carry an additional resonance.
Adamu Chan remembers how it felt to be trapped in San Quentin as COVID-19 spread and how #StopSanQuentinOutbreak helped him get free.
The latest revelations around Assange are exactly why so many advocates did not think it was acceptable for the Obama administration to move forward and not look backward.
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Protest Song Of The Week: ‘Messenger’ By David Strickland (Featuring Erick Sermon, Outlaw By Nature, and Saukrates)
David Strickland is a successful Grammy-winning producer and engineer, who over a two-decade career worked with several hip-hop luminaries including Redman, EPMD, Drake, and a wide range of notable Canadian rappers.