Tag Archive: Jay-Z

Aug 23

Necessary Blackness Ep: 91 – Is Jay-Z Partnership With The NFL Disingenuous?

Not too many people were pleased when Jay-Z announced he will form a partnership with the National Football League to deliver social justice entertainment programming, despite the NFL not signing Colin Kaepernick for protesting the national anthem and kneeling during the ceremony.

Nov 06

Talib Kweli Talks Prison Industrial Complex & Slavery

Few rappers are bold enough to defy the norm and speak out about the social issues of our times. However, there are exceptions to the rule. During a concert in California, Jay-Z shouted out “California, build more schools, less prisons”, in support of Proposition 47. The latest rapper to take a political stance against the …

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