Rev. Lennox Yearwood: HBCU’s reward the wrong rappers

Written by MCJStaff   // May 1, 2014   // 0 Comments

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Reverend Lennox Yearwood is a man of faith who’s been in hip hop‘s corner since its inception.

Yearwood is the current president of the Hip Hop Caucus, a youth empowerment organization based in Washington, D.C. Yearwood is responsible for such campaigns as Diddy’s “Vote or Die” campaign in 2004 along with Jay-Z’s “Rock The Vote” movement in 2008. His new passion is bringing light to how climate control is impacting urban communities.

Rev. Yearwood sat down with theGrio.com’s Kyle Harvey to discuss hip hop’s activist spirit and the artists he thinks are using their platforms for change.

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