Hip Hop Corner: Revisiting Police Brutality

By Jineea Butler NNPA Columnist Remember when our elders used to chastise us for using the N-word. They used to say “People died for you not to be called a N—–.” And we could never really identify with what they were saying because it felt Read More


I am A Citizen of Hip Hop

By Jineea Butler NNPA Columnist I am a Citizen Of Hip Hop. That bold declaration, which has developed into an international movement, has created buzz and touched off badly needed introspection. Over the centuries, citizenship has been elusive for people of color and a constant source of Read More