BY staff | Minneapolis, MN | 4/23/16
In a massive outpouring, thousands of people gathered at First Avenue nightclub April 21 after news spread that Prince was found dead at his home, Paisley Park, that morning.
BY Tom Burke | Grand Rapids, MI | 1/29/14
Singer and folk music icon Pete Seeger passed away today, Jan. 28. Seeger was known for popularizing folk songs and signing everywhere he went.
BY staff | Detroit, MI | 1/09/14
The American Civil Liberties Union of Michigan and the Detroit music duo Insane Clown Posse (ICP), filed a federal lawsuit Jan. 8 on behalf of Juggalos, or fans of ICP, saying their constitutional rights to expression and association were violated when the U.S. government wrongly and arbitrarily classified the entire fan base as a “hybrid” criminal gang.
BY staff | Chicago | 11/30/10
Over 200 people danced and chanted, “Viva, viva, Palestina!” the night of Nov. 24 for the Hip Hop Defends Free Speech! Benefit, a fund-raiser for anti-war activists targeted by the FBI.
BY staff | Twin Cities, MN | 1/03/09
Junkyard Empire is a band from the Twin Cities that started out in 2006. They are a band with revolutionary music and revolutionary politics. Their lyrics and their music make you want to listen carefully and inspire you to want to take action.
BY Ron Hamilton | Chicago, IL | 2/01/04
To the tune of R. Kelly’s Thoia Thoing song, adapted by Ron Hamilton.
BY Carlos Montes | Los Angeles, CA | 7/01/01
It was a great jam session, with Los Lobos playing their original songs, traditional Mexican music, some rock and Chicano blues till 12 a.m., May 7, at our own East L.A. College.