Op-Ed

[Op-Ed] Hip Hop Democracy and the Future of Our Freedom

[Op-Ed] Hip Hop Democracy and the Future of Our Freedom

by Kyle T. Mays, Ph.D. In the wake of the election of president-elect Joe Biden and the incoming Vice President, Kamala Harris, who will be the first Black and Southeast Asian woman, millions of people were happy that President Donald Trump will no longer be in the White House. People partied in the streets. Although […]

JAY-Z Pens Op-Ed Piece About the “Absurdity of the Criminal Justice System”

JAY ZPensOp EdPieceAboutthe"AbsurdityoftheCriminalJusticeSystem"

JAY-Z penned a powerful op-ed for the New York Times on the “absurdity of the criminal justice system.” This piece was inspired by Meek Mill’s heavy handed sentence, which Hov has been vocal about. But he notes that Meek’s case is a famous example of a widespread issue. On the surface, this may look like the story […]