Posts tagged "Music"

  • Reclaiming The Thunder: Taina Asili y la Banda Rebelde

    Taina Asili y la Banda Rebelde brings a powerful message to the world of fusion-rhythm. Taina is a member of Occupy Albany's People of Color and Women's Working Groups.  The band have just announced their Reclaim The Thunder tour to offer free shows for social justice organizations in the U.S. and Europe!

    Cultural Strategy: Using music to educate, build community, and mobilize.


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  • Blending Organizing, Hip-Hop, and Social Change in the Bronx

    Bronx-based Hip Hop group Rebel Diaz and their comrades from the Rebel Diaz Arts Collective (RDAC-BX) were joined by hundreds of others as they helped lead a march through the Bronx Saturday to address issues of police brutality and economic injustice.

    Cultural Strategy:Using music to build community and mobilize people.


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  • Can You Stop Capitalism With A Song?

    A new form of artistic intervention is being used to stop foreclosure auctions, effectively halting the very machinery where the homes of unfairly evicted families are being resold for profit.

    Creative Strategy: Beauty against the machine


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  • “Film The Police!” Occupy Tech Tactics Gets Their Own Rap song

    Is it possible to take a non-violent police accountability tactic used by camera-phone wielding occupiers, and turn it into a killer hip hop track? In a update NWA’s seminal track of a (ahem) similar name, B. Dolan and crew have produced a ‘rap as instruction manual’ educating folks on how to defend themselves against uprovoked police violence.

    Cultural Strategy: Popularize an effective tactic using popular culture


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