How has the globalization of hip-hop affected East African Youth?

The spread of hip-hop onto the global sphere can present somewhat of a paradox. On the one hand, hip-hop is a symbolic fight by the weak against oppressive forces; forces who have dominated social, economic, and political wealth throughout time.  On the other hand, hip-hop has become such a global phenomenon that the “invisible hand”…

U.S./Middle East relations group grows in Denver (VIDEO)

Diana Aqra, Denver – A peace-building project called, “Meet the Middle East” based in Denver, Colorado is showing significant signs of growth, taking more than four times as many students as it did when it first began, four years prior, according to the executive director. More than 60 students, including youth, adults and businesses, will…

Colorado filmmaker to hold private screening of documentary about Tanzanian youth movement December 10th

Colorado-based filmmaker Charlie Smith will be holding a private screening of a documentary film about a Tanzanian youth leadership movement this coming Tuesday at RedLine Art Gallery. Smith has been documenting the travels of a group called Bold Leaders for several years now, from their home country of Tanzania to the United States. Bold Leaders…