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We are excited to announce this years winners of the Plural + Global Block Awards.
Watch our selections below and show your support for the young film makers by liking and sharing their videos.
Organic Globalizer 1 Year Anniversary
We are excited to celebrate the 1 year anniversary of the publishing of the groundbreaking book the Organic Globalizer: Hip Hop, Political Development and Movement Culture on Bloomsbury Press.
The book has become a critical addition to Hip Hop studies courses all over the US and is available now at bookstores and on Amazon.com.
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1st Zulu Hip Hop Anniversary in Alaska To Raise Money for Teen Suicide Prevention
November is officially hip hop history month as well as the 42nd anniversary of the ZULU NATION!! For those that aren't aware, Anchorage has recently been developing a ZULU chapter and working closely with THE GLOBAL BLOCK in taking action with our community.
That being said...
We are proud to announce this ZULU NATION ANNIVERSARY EVENT happening Saturday November 21st.
ALL EVENT PROFITS WILL BE DONATED TO THE ALASKA TEEN SUICIDE PREVENTION FUND!!!
Event details are still in the works but the following can be expected...
1. Guest speaker Mikey Ice - member of legendary STYLE ELEMENTS CREW and president of his local chapter in California. He will be revealing the foundation of HIP HOP CULTURE & THE ENTIRE HISTORY on how the ZULU NATION began
2. Hip hop element and knowledge base workshops covering all elements with a discussion of how these elements can be used to better personal growth, open doors of opportunities, and help with local issues such as SUICIDE and VIOLENCE. GUEST ARTISTS: Bboy icey ives (international Bboy competitor), Bboy figment (local old school Bboy), bgirl snap one (nationally recognized female breaker and competitor), bisco (local artist), MIKEY ICE (founder of style elements and hip hop leader in Los Angeles and Zulu nation leader), George Martinez (MC and community worker all across the globe and Zulu nation leader), Kyle ahki Roberson (local poet and old school Zulu nation leader), DJ Tecumseh (Seattle 206 Zulu DJ) & more!!
3. Further discussion of what's to be expected from THE GLOBAL BLOCK and the ZULU CHAPTER
4.BBOY & ALLSTYLE FRESHEST OF THE MONTH CYPHER JAM 6:00 pm AT UNDERGROUND DANCE COMPANY
LOCATION & TIMES: ZULU BUILDING SESSION 12100 Coffee and Communitas 2PM-4PM
FRESHEST OF THE MONTH CYPHER JAM :: ZULU EDITION :: 6PM-10PM
ZULU KNOWLEDGE BUILDING SESSION: FREE!!!
FRESHEST OF THE MONTH CYPHER JAM: $5
DONATION RAFFLE!! Make a donation of any amount and receive a raffle ticket for door prizes. Even $1 will put you in the hat!!
Other event details to be updated ASAP.
Contact Bri Snapone McMillen via Facebook for more details.
Global Block to Support Anchorage Mayor Elect Ethan Berkowitz's Diversity Celebration
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