| MEDIA COVERAGE |
“If you are not careful, the newspapers will have you hating the people that are being oppressed, and loving the people who are doing the oppressing.”
| FEATURED COVERAGE |
‘’We Don’t Have Time for This’: Activists at Party Headquarters Demand DNC Hold Climate Debate” (Common Dreams, June 2019)
Miami Under 40, Hip Hop Caucus’s Think 100%, and Paris to Pittsburgh producers collaborate in Miami screening (South FL Caribbean News, April 2019)
“The Breakfast Club” hosts 2020 Presidential Candidate, Gov. Jay Inslee (Daily Beast, March 2019)
Hip Hop Caucus President & CEO Rev Yearwood testifies in U.S. House of Representatives – House Committee on Natural Resources hearing “Climate Change: Impacts and the Need to Act” (February 2019)
Rev Yearwood and his celebrity-infused, nonpartisan Hip Hop Caucus not missing a beat (Urban Faith, February 2019)
“Congress Just Held Its First Climate Change Hearings In Years” (Gizmodo, February 2019)
Democrats move forward with Congressional climate change hearings (Rev. Yearwood witness) (Earth and Space Science News, February 2019)
Hearings headline hot week on climate (E&E News, February 2019)
Hip Hop Caucus speaks to UVA Jefferson School about mixing hip hop with environmental justice (CBS 19 News, January 2019)
Op-Ed: Trump bailed on Paris Agreement: DC goes green anyway (Grist, January 2019)
Rev Yearwood Gives Passionate Speech for Green New Deal (Now This, December 2018)
Respect my Vote hitting HBCUs to get the vote out for midterms (Billboard, November 2018)
The Hip Hop Caucus Represents Way More Than Music (BET, November 2018)
| RECENT RELEASES |
The Hip Hop Caucus Announces Mustafa Santiago Ali as the Senior Vice President of Climate, Environmental Justice & Community RevitalizationFOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 9, 2017Washington DC — The Hip Hop Caucus announces Mustafa Santiago Ali as the new Senior Vice...
Billboard: Respect My Vote Hitting Historically Black Colleges to Get Out the Vote For Midterms This article was initially published November 5, 2018, on Billboard.com. The Rev. Lennox Yearwood Jr. has been wearing out his shoes visiting HBCUs (historically black...
For Planning Purposes: November 3, 2018 *MEDIA ADVISORY* Detroit Hip Hop Community Organizes Citywide Campaign to Get Young Voters to the Polls on Tuesday Recording Artists, Influencers, Community Leaders, and Organizers Come Together for Nonpartisan Two Hour...
Over the past 10 years, Respect My Vote! has engaged millions of people during election cycles throughout the United States. It has help set the stage for major cultural shifts towards awareness, activism, and empowerment. In 2018, Respect My Vote! is not slowing...
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 19, 2018MEDIA CONTACT: Nakia Hicks, Media@HipHopCaucus.org, 202-293-5902 Amber Rose Joins ‘Respect My Vote!’ and Gives Her Top 10 Reasons We Should Vote in the Midterm Elections Rose and her annual Amber Rose SlutWalk have...
Hip Hop Caucus co-hosts ’Our Village’, Largest Community Convening During Global Climate Action Summit
For Planning Purposes: September 10, 2018*MEDIA ADVISORY* *PHOTO OP*‘Our Village’, Largest Community Convening During Global Climate Action Summit, Uplifts 5 Demands for Climate Solutions and Justice Over 50 Indigenous Leaders from Around the World,...