New Lens Productions – The Power of the Media in the Hands of Baltimore Youth

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To promote social change through the use of art and media.   The above audio is an interview of New Lens, recorded for This Light Sounds for Social Change, a Washington, D.C. based radio series featuring activist artists from across the globe. New Lens is a youth driven social justice organization working to assist youth in making art […] . . . → Read More: New Lens Productions – The Power of the Media in the Hands of Baltimore Youth

This Light: Sounds for Social Change Interviews Mazi Mutafa of Words, Beats, Life

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This Light: Sounds for Social Change Interviews Mazi Mutafa – Words Beats and Life was founded as a hip-hop conference at the University of Maryland, College Park in the fall of 2000. The brainchild of Mazi Mutafa, Executive Director, WBL was developed and researched at the University of Maryland with two fellow students who wanted to […] . . . → Read More: This Light: Sounds for Social Change Interviews Mazi Mutafa of Words, Beats, Life

This LIght: Sounds For Social Change Talks With Dr. Jared A. Ball

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Jared Ball Interview Dr. Jared A. Ball is the father of two brilliant and adorable daughters, Maisi (7) and Marley (5), and the fortunate husband of Nelisbeth Yariani Ball. After that he is an associate professor of communication studies at Morgan State University in Baltimore, MD. Ball is the author of I MiX What I Like: […] . . . → Read More: This LIght: Sounds For Social Change Talks With Dr. Jared A. Ball

THIS LIGHT: SOUNDS FOR SOCIAL CHANGE INTERVIEWS LIFELONG ARTIST/ACTIVIST LUCI MURPHY

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Longtime artists/activists, cultural worker, teacher, Luci Murphy joined us on her birthday by Brenda Hayes on Mixcloud . . . → Read More: THIS LIGHT: SOUNDS FOR SOCIAL CHANGE INTERVIEWS LIFELONG ARTIST/ACTIVIST LUCI MURPHY

Living Wage Bill Mixtape

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By now we’ve told you how the bill made its way through Council, the heavy-duty organizing and coalition-building that’s taken place over the summer, and even how you can get involved — no matter how you feel about the bill. We’ve heard strong opinions for and against the bill in Council, hints from the Mayor on […] . . . → Read More: Living Wage Bill Mixtape