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The evolution of protest music

"Young, Gifted, and Black" featuring Jasiri X, Tyhir Frost, Haze the Kid, and L U C, is the first release from 1Hood, a collective of Hip-Hop artists with a mission to improve self-image, dispel stereotypes, and provide a positive forum of self-expression in a field were African American youth are either underrepresented or misrepresented in media."
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Let's take a look at the fuel of protest: music. Melodies helped the marchers in Selma, Alabama and today music still plays a role in struggles for social change. For more on this A Martinez speaks with Shana Redmond - Associate Professor of American Studies and Ethnicity at the University of California. He'll also be speaking with Jasiri X a hip hop activist and founder of the media literacy organization, 1Hood.