Sunday, September 6th, 2009

Time To Knuckle Up :: On Van Jones’ Resignation

Painting by Robert Shetterly, from his Americans Who Tell The Truth series So let’s get into another media controversy, this time one that has serious national and generational implications, shall we? Last night, Bay Area organizer/activist and White House green jobs advisor Van Jones resigned from his post in the Obama Administration after a high-tech […]

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Wednesday, April 1st, 2009

A Poorly Annotated List Of Jeff’s Interviews

Here’s a list of interviews Jeff has done on Can’t Stop Won’t Stop and other stuff in roughly in reverse chronological order since 2005.

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Tuesday, February 24th, 2009


Jeff Chang has written extensively on culture, politics, the arts, and music. His first book, Can’t Stop Won’t Stop, garnered many honors, including the American Book Award and the Asian American Literary Award. He edited the book, Total Chaos: The Art and Aesthetics of Hip-Hop. His new book, Who We Be: The Colorization of America, […]

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Thursday, August 21st, 2008

Hip Hop VP: A Q+A With Rosa Clemente

As cell phone users await Barack Obama’s text message informing them who his Vice President choice is, we present a Q+A with Green Party VP nominee Rosa Clemente. The 36-year old hip-hop activist took some time in Las Vegas at the National Hip-Hop Political Convention last month to talk candidly with us about her historic […]

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Thursday, October 27th, 2005

Rap Sessions Hits The Road

Wanted to let you all know about Rap Sessions, a one-of-a-kind tour bringing some of the dopest headz around the country to spark dialogues about hip-hop activism and culture. It’s being organized by Bakari Kitwana and features our homies Oliver Wang, Adam Mansbach, Raquel Z. Rivera, and Ernie Paniccioli. They are touring right now and […]

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Sunday, September 25th, 2005

HKR/TWM/CSWS Report: Getting Home Before It’s Gone

+ Here is the second Gulf Coast report from the Hard Knock Radio/Third World Majority/Can’t Stop Won’t Stop team, up today at AlterNet. + For an updated list of grassroots news and organizing resources, including places to send your money other than the Red Cross, visit here: + Here is a podcast of Jeff’s […]

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Friday, January 28th, 2005

Wave Of Mutilation: A Belated 2 Cents on Hot 97

Sorry for being quiet this whole week, especially with the tsunami fiasco going down. I’ve been doing set-up work for the book and a bunch of meetings around hip-hop activism. First I just want to send a shout out to our tireless and indefatigable man, Jay Smooth. He’s the one who first alerted all of […]

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Tuesday, September 28th, 2004

A Big Week Before A Big Month

Big week for hip-hop activism as folks get down for the home stretch of this campaign…not just because of the debates on Thursday, but because the grassroots hip-hop activist movement is swinging into action across the country. First off, the championship and climax of Slam Bush goes off tomorrow, the day before the debates in […]

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Friday, February 20th, 2004

SHAMELESS, PLUG 1 If you’re nearby, come check out University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign’s Hip-Hop Congress’ Hip-Hop Awareness Week from March 4-6. I’ll be on a panel with TJ Crawford, David Muhammad, Mario Africa, and Capital D on hip-hop activism on March 6. Other panels will feature Cashus D, Christie Z. Pabon, Marinieves Alba, and Kevin […]

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Thursday, September 12th, 2002

+++++++++++ IN THIS ISSUE of the highly (and soon to be even more) irregular “CAN’T STOP” NEWSLETTER: +++++++++++ -> WRITING THE HISTORY AND FUTURE OF NYC GRAF -> HIP-HOP FALL BOOKS -> HIP-HOP ACTIVISM EVENTS -> HEAVY ROTATES -> MISC. OTHER SH*T +++++++++++ ************** BLAZING BACK: THE RETURN OF NEW YORK CITY GRAFFITI ************** This […]

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