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Two Mandatory Do The Right Thing Events for This Weekend: Hip-Hop Hoops & Youth Arts Empowerment

Two Mandatory Do The Right Thing Events for This Weekend: Hip-Hop Hoops & Youth Arts Empowerment


Here at the Phoenix, we try and walk the walk. Call it advocacy journalism if you want, but we find it important to connect with...
By Chris Faraone  |  August 19, 2011
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A lesson from the ghosts of hip-hop past, present, and future

This past March, Hub peace advocate and longtime hip-hop supporter Cindy Diggs called on the local rap community to unify and help calm Boston's most tumultuous streets.
Rap vs. violence dept.
By CHRIS FARAONE  |  April 22, 2011
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Tale of the tapes

Soon after music-minded UMass-Boston management professor Pacey Foster signed on to write a Boston chapter for the most comprehensive hip-hop tome ever compiled, his mission brought him to rural Maine, where it has long been speculated that the Hub rhy
Pacey Foster tells the story of Boston hip-hop
By CHRIS FARAONE  |  November 27, 2009
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Spite the power

While the economy has given us a collective jackboot to the groin, it has also seemingly stirred a civil discontent.
This week in protest saw teens swarm the State House and tired bus drivers rally
By CHRIS FARAONE  |  May 08, 2009