The University of Wisconsin will be holding it’s 2nd annual Hip-HOp as a Movement conference April 20-22. The event, which will be held on the campus’ Madison Hall, will focus on youth activism, the global influence of the culture and the role of the community in the social justice movement. Afeni Shakur, mother of the late Tupac Shakur will be the keynote speaker. She will be speaking about “The Living Legacy of Tupac Shakur”.
The conference will also feature discussions on “Education Not Incarceration,” “The Evolution of DJ Culture,”
“Political Prisoners,” “Hip-Hop in Latin America,” “The War on Drugs,” “Generation of Activism,” and other hot topics. Rappers and writers that will take part in these discussions include Freddie Foxx, Afu-Ra, Tony Touch, Jane Doe, Ras Baraka, Cedric Muhammed, Walt 427 and others. For more on this event check out: www.HipHopGeneration.Org.