Hip Hop Caucus in the News


Democrats Launch Congressional Hip-Hop Task Force With Aid Of Black Music Action Coalition


Social Justice Now Film Festival Announces 2024 Lineup


55th NAACP Image Awards nominees unveiled

No Opportunity Wasted with Angelica Ross

The Light of Dawn Richard: Part 2

The Grio

Using Hip-Hop to Ignite Political Change


Usher, Ayo Edebiri, Colman Domingo, Victoria Monét Dominate 2024 NAACP Image Award Nominations


Netflix and Amazon Lead Nominee List for the ’55th NAACP Image Awards’

Washington Informer

Environmental Justice From a Place of Faith: Christian Leaders Reflect

Climate One

Year in Climate: 2023

Washington Informer

Progress on Diversity in the Green Workforce May Be Stalling, Annual Report Shows

Washington Informer

U.N. Climate Conference Closes; D.C. Ramps Up Carbon-Free Vision

A Climate Change with Matt Matern

COP28 Interviews – Hip Hop Caucus: JaRel Clay

The Grio

Dear Culture with Panama Jackson: The Best of Blackfessions


COP28, Day 2: The demand for “phase-out” is growing

NowThis News

WATCH: ExxonMobil’s Third Quarter Profits Higher Than 41 Countries’ GDP

The Black Wall Street Times

Hip Hop Caucus fights to end Louisiana’s environmental injustices

Black Star News

Racial Justice Leaders Call Out Corporations For Reneging On Racial Equity Promises

Climate One

Putting It All on the Line with Rev. Lennox Yearwood, Jr. and Jacqueline Patterson


Dawn Richard Says She Is Providing ‘Proof’ That Black Animators Exist

Fast Company

The fight against Big Oil has a new target, and it’s leaving the home front

The Seattle Times

‘Fight is what killed him’: Medical expert testifies Tacoma police killed Manuel Ellis

Los Angeles Times

Opinion: To shut down the supply side of climate change, start here

LA Progressive

Sacrifice Zones: Reality of Systemic Racism and The New ‘Jim Crow’

The Grio

Watch: The Hip-Hop Caucus and actress Amanda Seales rally to stop the construction of Atlanta’s ‘Cop City’


What You Missed At The Congressional Black Caucus Foundation’s 52nd Annual Legislative Conference

Washington Informer

Annual Legislative Conference Concludes with Power Remarks from Biden and Harris

The Black Wall Street Times

Amanda Seales calls out Cop City: “Policing is not for Black people”

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Opposition to Atlanta training center takes national stage

The Atlanta Voice

Warnock on ALC52: ‘This caucus has been the tip of the spear of substantial change’

V Interesting with V Spehar

Environmental Justice and the Climate Crisis

The New York Times

Climate Experts Weigh In on Obstacles, Priorities and Hope

One Green Planet

10 Hip-Hop Songs About Climate Change

The Verge

Protesters take over NYC streets to tell Joe Biden to ‘end fossil fuels’

The Crucial Years

Back on the march: A superlative Manhattan day in pictures

The Guardian

Tens of thousands in NYC march against fossil fuels as AOC hails powerful message

The New York Times

Bill Gates, Marie Kondo and Others Will Speak at Times Climate Event


A Push to Expedite Permits Fueled by Disaster Capitalism Threatens to Fastrack the Climate Crisis


Hip hop has been a climate voice for 50 years. Why haven’t more people noticed?

Washington Informer

‘Racial Justice is Climate Justice’: Hip Hop Caucus CEO Emphasizes Environmental Justice at March on Washington

Inspirational People

Rev. Lennox Yearwood Jr., the President & CEO of Hip Hop Caucus, Speaking in front of Lincoln Memorial


Photos: 18th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina commemorated near levee break in Lower Ninth Ward

Offbeat Magazine

Hurricane Katrina Anniversary Second Line And Rally Set

Hurricane Katrina anniversary ceremony, second line and rally will be held Aug. 27


The Hip Hop Caucus: Moving Democracy Forward (Feat. Rev. Lennox Yearwood Jr.)

350 Baseline

What is the Stop Cop City Atlanta Campaign? Over-Policing vs Crime Prevention

California Globe

California Senate Honoring Hip Hop and Dr. Dre Despite History of Violence Against Women


DMV entertainment lawyer looks to future while celebrating 50 years of hip hop

Putting Out the Planetary Fire

Groups Call on EPA to Ban Vinyl Chloride

Common Dreams

In Climate Changing Detroit, What Does Water Mean?

What I'm Reading

Freshwater featured on Phil Lewis’s ‘What I’m Reading’ Newsletter

Morning Journal

East Palestine advocates head to Washington

Bloomberg Law

Biden EPA Urged to End Decades of Delay and Ban Vinyl Chloride

Caribbean Life

Helping communities transform unjust systems

DTLR Radio

Dawn Richard x Fadam at Broccoli City Festival 2023

The San Fernando Valley Sun

LA’s Underserved Communities to Receive $12M for Green Spaces Including Pacoima Wash

The Black Wall Street Times

Broccoli City Fest is a celebration of culture and community

New Jersey Future Blog

Examining the Influence of 50 years of Hip Hop on Planning and Redevelopment

Los Angeles Daily News

Bezos fund gives $12 million to LA nonprofits for green space in underserved areas

ABA Section of Civil Rights and Social Justice

Chair Chat: Reverend Lennox Yearwood, Jr.

Ms. Magazine

Resisting Erasure: The Ms. Q&A With Dee Barnes, Hip-Hop Legend

The Final Call

Activists galvanize to get 70,000 signatures on petition to stop Atlanta’s ‘Cop City’


Supreme Court and Affirmative Action in Higher Education

It's Sybil

Brandi Williams on Headlines w/ Sybil Wilkes and Alycia Cooper

Queue Points Podcast

Standing Strong: Hip Hop Caucus Supports Dee Barnes

Washington Informer

Dawn Richard Talks Afrofuturism, Empowerment, Hip Hop Caucus

District Fray

Dive Deep into Afrofuturism at the National Museum of African American History

Sierra Club

Climate advocates rally outside Goldman Sachs shareholder meeting

Common Dreams

Banks Accused of Placing ‘Profit Over People and Our Planet’ as Investor Climate Resolutions Fail


Beyond Net Zero: Climate Justice Requires More Than Carbon Accounting

Defender Network

Why should Black people care about Earth Day?

E&E News

Grijalva cheers Biden EJ order after landmark bill stalls

Word in Black

Watch: Can Hip-Hop Save Our Climate?

Americans Who Tell the Truth

Earth Day 2023: Who are our Earth Champions?

The St. Louis American

Yes, Earth Day is for Black folk

The San Diego Voice and Viewpoint

3 Black-Centered Reasons to Take Action on Earth Day


5 Black-led Environmental Organizations Committed to Saving Pockets of the Planet

Word in Black

Yes, Earth Day Is for Black Folk

NPR: Louisiana Considered

NPR: Louisiana Considered – Sea Change Episode 2: Music Fights Back

The Fence Post

Farm groups criticize EPA federal vehicle emissions standards proposal

Hard Knock Radio

Battle Lines Drawn in Texas & Tennessee-We Talk w/ activists Debbie Russell & Tanya Clay House

Between The Lines

From Slavery to Fossil Fuels, Banks Continue to be an ‘Industry of Injustice’

Common Dreams

‘Our Lungs and Planet Can’t Wait’: Protesters Demand EPA Pass New Power Plant Rules

E&E News

Rally at EPA HQ urges speedier power plant rules

Sen. Ed Markey

Sen. Markey and Reps. Pressley, Tlaib Introduce Legislation to Require Big Banks to Manage Climate Risk and Stop Financing Fossil Fuel Projects

Rep. Ayanna Pressley

Pressley, Markey, Tlaib Introduce Legislation to Stop Big Bank from Financing Fossil Fuel Projects

The White House

FACT SHEET: Biden-⁠Harris Administration Announces New Private and Public Sector Investments for Affordable Electric Vehicles

The Independent

Senior citizens lead climate protest in rocking chairs at major US banks

Fullerton Observer

Third Act SoCal and Elders Climate Action SoCal Lead Protests Against Banks Funding Fossil Fuel on March 21

News One

National Day of Action Against Police Terror: Racial Justice Organizations Unite To Demand Change

The Union

Local climate action groups to hold day of action on March 21


Beyond the Crisis and Beyond Black History Month A People’s Story: The Renaissance Parishes


Gulf South activists say Ohio train derailment reflects their fight against petrochemicals

Fast Company

‘The visuals of today help create the reality of tomorrow:’ Why Hollywood is finally tackling climate change onscreen

Toledo Blade

EPA deploys mobile laboratory in East Palestine

The New York Times

Challenges to Student Loan Cancellation Reach Supreme Court

The Grio

What Black leaders taught me about helping people in a crisis

The Crucial Years

Notes on Democracy, from Kyiv to East Palestine

Hard Knock Radio

Toxic Train Wreck in East Palestine, Ohio

KISS 95.1

Hip Hop Caucus’ Brandi Williams Honored with Eatmon Award


Dawn Richard is Going From Artist to Advocate With The Hip-Hop Caucus

The Grio

Opinion: Dr. Dre has long been accused of violence against women. Why is he still being rewarded?


Hollywood barely talks about the climate crisis. This group wants to change that


Composing Climate Change: The Radical Legacy of Black Musicians


Dawn Richard on the Road From Artist To Hip-Hop Advocate


Executive Vice President Tanya Clay House Discusses the 2023 State of the Union on FOX Soul

The Root

2023 Grammys: I Survived Grammy Week and Lived to Write About It

Reckon News

Dawn Richard: From artist to advocate with Hip Hop Caucus


Hip Hop World Reacts to Deadly Police Beating of Tyre Nichols

CGTN America

Tanya Clay House on police brutality in the United States

Voyage Dallas

Conversations with Stephone Coward II

The Lufkin Daily News

Climate Storytelling Panel featuring LA PECERA At The Latinx House

The Washington Post

Comedians made some hilarious jokes about climate change. Were they right?

ABA Journal

Want to strengthen voting rights? The ABA is seeking volunteers for Perfecting Democracy initiative

E&E News

Can anti-coal tactics work against plastics?


Carolina Waves Partners with Hip-Hop Caucus to Encourage Young People to Vote


Photos: Lower 9th Ward remembers Hurricane Katrina with a rally and march on the 17th anniversary

Offbeat Magazine

Hurricane Katrina Anniversary Second Line And Rally Set For August 29

NPR All Things Considered

USPS plans to replace about 160,000 delivery trucks. Only a fraction will be electric

E&E News

Experts to White House: EJ screening tool should consider race

Media Matters

How broadcast TV news covered environmental justice in 2021