Face It, Blacks. Michael Brown Let You Down.
California-born, Tokyo-based Dexter Thomas, Jr is a scholar of music and Internet culture at Cornell University. He is finishing his book on Japanese hip-hop this year. He tweets at@dexdigi. For a moment there, things were looking pretty good. A boy shot multiple times with his ...read more
Don Lemon Isn't the Enemy
Back in the early 90s there was a short-lived yet immensely influential hip-hop act called Disposable Heroes of Hiphoprisy, fronted by Michael Franti. The Heroes' thing was commenting on social and racial injustice through music that was both brilliant and blistering, and one ...read more