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Great art will always stand the test of time. In the summer of 1989, Public Enemy released the most poignant protest song in hip-hop history in “Fight the Power” for Spike Lee‘s gut-wrenching film, Do the Right Thing. Thirty-one years later, the song speaks to a new generation of activists inspired by the killings of…

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The BET Awards weekend has always had the feel of a summertime cookout or a family reunion. Events such as the BET Experience, exclusive parties and networking opportunities have made the BET Awards weekend the ultimate celebration of Black culture.  Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, BET was forced to adjust to keep the legacy of…

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Who pressed mute on the hip-hop revolution? The movement that was going to move those who were going to fight the power. Chuck D fight the power. Who pressed mute on those who said “free at last” and thought about the idea that you had to push past the police? Who pressed mute on hip-hop…

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