Tag Archives: Youth Empowerment

Hiphop-Youth Voice and Social Change

The Good Life Organization (GLO) specializes in galvanizing adults towards supporting the positive development of youth and cultivation of youth voice, and mobilizing youth towards using their voices to create community change. Extensive research and experience indicate that there is … Continue reading

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Using the Knowledge of Hiphop To Transform Self and Society: Article Six I Have a Dream Too!

A dream is a vision that is worth fighting for—Paulo Freire Those who are in power are afraid of the masses once they understand that they have the power to change the reality of the world. The only way to … Continue reading

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Using the Knowledge of Breaking to Transform Self and Society Article 4

Chapter 4. Your Crew We all need to have people in our lives who call us higher, who speak truth to us, and challenge us to be better than we know how to be on our own. Inheriting this understanding … Continue reading

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Using the Knowledge of Hiphop to Transform Self and Society: Article 3 Soul Bling

Soul Bling One of things that Big Business and advertisers try to sell us is the idea that we all need to conform to a particular image of being cool. Marketers research youth to find out where we feel insecure … Continue reading

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Using the Knowledge of Hiphop To Transform Self and Society: Article 2 Inner G.P.S

One of the major schemes of society and big business is playing on this generation of young world changers is that they are trying to disconnect them from the knowledge and wisdom of the older generations. A major reason why … Continue reading

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Using The Knowledge of Hiphop To Transform Self and Society Article One: Reality Check

Society would have us to believe that if we don’t have money that we cannot be rich or powerful. According to society, young people living in the South Bronx in the late sixties and early seventies didn’t have anything of … Continue reading

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