Daily Archives: August 20, 2015

“Be Alright” College Scholarship (August 2015)

[Click Above for Video] Hip Hop pedagogy has been implemented in national and international school curricula for years. There is no denying its educational significance, which permeates the entire global culture of Hip Hop. We were quite inspired by Brian Mooney, an English teacher who used To Pimp a Butterfly album lyrics with his freshman English…

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#SerNegroEsHermoso Campaign Sparks Pride and Acceptance Among Afro-Colombians

Riding the bus through the sunny streets of Cartagena, Colombia the other day, my eyes were quickly drawn to a striking image of a dark-skinned Afro-Colombian woman against an all-black backdrop with the hashtag #SerNegroEsHermoso (to be Black is beautiful) written at the bottom. The billboard poster was both striking and intriguing, and as soon…

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