Posts Tagged as ‘dj spooky’

breakthrough beat: Breakthrough launches the I AM THIS LAND video contest on diversity

Breakthrough is thrilled to announce the launch of the I AM THIS LAND video contest, a campaign that aims to start conversations about diversity, acceptance and the future of this country. I AM THIS LAND is a response to a year of divisive rhetoric. We’re saying, enough is enough: the new year provides the opportunity [...]

November 16, 2010 by ishita | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off

b-activists: M.I.A. and tons of other artists draw new borders on immigration

As our nation’s immigration issue as a result of Arizona’s law rises to a juicy debate, artists mull over the fact that messy politics is prolonging the injustices innocent people must face. Some major artists decides to draw borders in a ban of Arizona, and others are trying to draw people in to Arizona for [...]

July 14, 2010 by Priya | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off

b-activists: Public Enemy’s Chuck D speaks out against SB1070 on new track

Public Enemy’s Chuck D speaks out against controversial Arizona immigration law in an updated version of “By The Time I Get To Arizona.”

May 6, 2010 by Annie | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off

b-the change: On July 25th stop watching and start doing on Iran’s day of solidarity

We’ve seen in the headlines what has been going in Iran from afar. Now, on Saturday, July 25th, do your part on the global day of solidarity for Iran. Check out the video below and get great info on the day on www.united4iran.org to see how you can get involved. The vid features music from [...]

July 23, 2009 by crissy spivey | Tags: , , , , , | Comments Off

b-activists: DJ Spooky’s rebirth of a nation at MOMA in NYC

photo courtesy of moma.org Nearly one hundred years after film The Birth of a Nation, performance artist and musician Paul D. Miller, aka DJ Spooky That Subliminal Kid, has “remixed” the film, using dj techniques that criticize and expose the racism and violence of that historical period – the Civil War, the Reconstruction period, and [...]

June 15, 2009 by akshay | Tags: , , , , , , , | Comments Off

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