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What does it look like when young people are writing on their own terms, in spaces outside of school? What new ways of composing do digital media tools open up for us, and what does that mean as it relates to literacy pedagogy and writing instruction inside of schools? This collection features resources written by Hip-hop & spoken word artists & entrepreneurs who work first-hand with...
  (Song above: Entertainment art featuring 19-year old 5eHERU Biz media mentor High-Top Carter rapping about his experiences as a young media leader during the DML 2013 Conference) HERU- Growing Youth Leadership and Digital Economies: economics- the science of satisfying a lifetime's wants and needs with limited or scarce natural resources. youth leadership-  a young person’s ability to create a...
I am BRYCE, an executive record producer, performing artist, and native Detroiter. Recently, I have re-purposed my career in pop music to serving youth and building sustainable communities through economic justice, expressed through entertainment media arts.  IMG_4580.jpg   My entry into the world of popular education is via my youth media literacy organization-...
Hello Ladies and Gents. My name is Chad Harper. I am the founder of Hip Hop Saves Lives. We are a non-profit organization that teaches humanity through Hip hop. We have an after-school program with Negus World working with students from elementary to high school. We educate them on world issues and have them write and record songs to express their thoughts and feelings about these issues, and...
We don't just teach humanity through Hip Hop, we create humanitarians "Kids Helping Kids; a Hip Hop Experience" is a youth program that teaches HUMANITY through HIP HOP. We educate youth on global, national and local issues and provide them the opportunity to have a voice through music. This is done through our organization Hip Hop Saves Lives (HHSL).  Our process goes as follows: First, we...
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Step back and listen to "Virtual Love" by Legrand. This music video is a collaboration that took place among 20 Japanese students at Temple University in Tokyo and Philadelphia. Relax as you watch the music video, a musical, upbeat walk through various social media and desktop applications. It certainly will get the listener to tap/rap along. Director JJ Aucouturier, known as JJ Madrigal in...

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