Rap Sessions: Community Dialogues on Hip Hop

RAP SESSIONS: COMMUNITY DIALOGUES ON HIP-HOP
HIP-HOP, POLITICS, & THE 2008 PRESIDENTIAL ELECTIONS

Clinton? Obama? McCain? A third party? Activism? A movement? What issues are the most important?

Come join renowned artists, scholars, activists, and personalities dialogue about voting, organizing, and the issues that matter to us most!

FEATURING

M-1, MC of the hip-hop group DEAD PREZ
MEDUSA, MC of PROJECT BLOWED, FELINE SCIENCE
JEFF JOHNSON, Executive director of Truth is Power and BET host & producer
ROSA CLEMENTE, media justice organizer and activist, Executive Director of REACH HIP HOP
WILLIAM “UPSKI” WIMSAT, author of Bomb the Suburbs, Co-founder of The League of Pissed Off Voters
MAYA ROCKEYMOORE, President & CEO of Global Policy Solutions, former VP of Research and Programs for the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation (CBCF)
ANGELA WOODSON, Director of the Office of Faith-based initiatives for the Ohio governor’s office, former co-chair of the National Hip Hop Political Convention

MODERATED BY:
BAKARI KITWANA, former editor of The Source Magazine, Author of The Hip Hop Generation and Why White Kids Like Hip Hop

WEDNESDAY APRIL 9th @ 7:15PM
3501 TROUSDALE PARKWAY, LOS ANGELES CA 90089
UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA
TAPER HALL OF HUMANITIES, ROOM 102
FREE
REFRESHMENTS PROVIDED

Brought to you by: USC's BSA, USRC & the Building Governments of Webb Tower, Cardinal Gardens, Century Apartments, Flour Tower, Birnkrant Residential College, New/North Residential Colleges, and Arts & Humanities Residential College

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