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Urban Culture News Hip-Hop Represented At Malcolm X Conference
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Written by Robert ID1278   
Wednesday, 27 April 2005 11:42

April 29 – May 1st the Malcolm X Consciousness Conference will take place at Laney College in Oakland CA.

The 3 day event is sponsored by Club Knowledge of Laney College, Bay Loc of National Political Hip-Hop Convention, Colored Ink, and Alameda College Black Student Union.

The focus of the Conference is to bring together student organizers and local activists who vote on issues most important to the African and Black Student Organizations across the state of California. Topics discussed will be police brutality, education and the current state of Hip-Hop.

Keynote addresses at the conference will include rap artist/activist Chuck D, rap artist Yo Yo, Jeff Johnson (also known as “Cousin Jeff” from Rap City on BET), Fred Hampton Jr., Munyiga Lumumba, and Gail Ortega. Hip-hop, Soul, and Spoken word Performances by artists such as The Coup, Ise Lyfe, The Attic, HAIRDOO, Amir Sulaimon, and Ga brilla.

Activities will include a debate, concert, awards ceremony, fashion show and an oratorical competition.

On Saturday a ceremony will take place in which Straight Outta Hunters Point director Kevin Epps will receive a "Children of Malcolm Award".

Other activities and highlights include:

A lively Debate: To vote or not to vote

True Conscious Hip Hop/Spoken word concert

Pan African Fashion Show and dinner

The Malcolm X Oratorical Competition

To register write to :  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

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For more information about the Conference log on to http://www.unlockyourroots.com

Urban Culture News Hip-Hop Represented At Malcolm X Conference

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