DJ Khaled (@DJKhaled) Featuring Chris Brown (@ChrisBrown), August Alsina (@AugustAlsina), Future (@1Future), and Jeremih (@Jeremih)– Hold You Down

Check out DJ Khaled’s new song “Hold You Down” featuring Chris Brown, August Alsina, Future, and Jeremih. This is the first single off Dj Khaled’s upcoming eighth solo album, I Changed A Lot.

ARTivism: Confronting Mass Incarceration Through Art [Video]

Tony Lewis, Jr. is a dedicated community leader, philanthropist, mentor and avid advocate for the under served citizens of Washington, DC.  For several years he has been organizing community initiatives dedicated to supporting those in need. He has used  his and resources to be the voice of the people by creating organizations like Sons of Life that uplift, build and advocate for young black males. He has tirelessly working in the streets using his platform and network (DC or Nothing) to propel the concerns of DC constituent to the forefront.

He is dedicated to sharing his struggles and acting as a conduit for success for so many people living in the District of Columbia, especially young black males and ex-convicts. We shine a light on him because as a true Street Intellectual he is dedicated to uplifting his community through action and empowerment. Along with Mark Thomas, Mr. Lewis has created a new campaign using the visual medium of photography to help share the stories of individuals connected to loved ones that have been affected by mass incarceration.

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Elle Varner (@ellevarner)– One Love

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“Imagine no one needing guns all at once, impossible maybe / But we’ve never tried it / The whole world in silence / Respecting each other, our gods, and our brothers, killin’ with kindness.”

“Over the past few tumultuous days I have prayed long and hard for Mike Brown’s family, the people of Ferguson, and the families of many others we have lost due this horrific death pattern,” With persistence, strategy, and intellect, we can not only obtain justice for Mike Brown but we can effectuate changes that will prevent these things from happening again!”