“Some kind of way, we have to say enough is enough.”-
Richard Claxton "Dick" Gregory
The mindset of social activism challenges the ills of a society, starting with the community. July opens with the principles, and themes of social activism; specifically in the movements of accomplished public figures who sow their gifts and talents back into the betterment of communities, whether financially, musically, or through means of education:
"The Common Ground Foundation is dedicated to the empowerment and development of urban youth in the United States.
The Common Ground Foundation was created by Hip Hop artist, actor and children’s author Lonnie Rashid Lynn, known as “Common”. Common’s social-conscience message serves as inspiration for equality, opportunity and hope among youth in underserved communities. The Foundation is committed to empowering youth in urban neighborhoods and providing life skills needed to achieve their dreams."-
-One Example, Followed by Ilana weaver(Invincible), who was recently featured on the politically conscious show "Democracy Now", who explains her movements in detroit's inner city's:
-We close with Brooklyn artist Blitz the Ambassdor's latest effort featuring an innovative music ensemble: "Remembering the future"
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Post Scripts: New single by Zion Antoni realeased 7/5/10: "Fatimah" and Ani(beautifull). Two jewels from his upcoming project.