Hip Hop Caucus in the News


Rockin’ The Vote Even More: Music Industry Prepares For Election Day With Launch Of Music Votes Coalition


Yearwood: BIPOC Voices in Climate Activism

NPR: Louisiana Considered

New climate initiatives from Big Freedia, the Hip Hop Caucus and New Orleans youth


Dawn Richard at Essence Fest

Other Words

[Opinion] The paradox of public health solutions that worsen climate change

Biz New Orleans

Hip Hop Caucus, Beyond Petrochemicals Bring Culture To Climate Movement Through Free Community-Building Event in New Orleans

The Times-Picayune

Essence Festival on July 4, and more area community news

Planet Forward

Reverend Lennox Yearwood, Jr. discusses the need for liberation at the DC Environmental Film Festival

Offbeat Magazine

“Nola Green: So Fresh, Seaux Clean,” A Culture, Climate & Community Event

From HU2U

When The Movement is Strong, The Music is Strong feat. Rev. Lennox Yearwood Jr.

Celebrity Access

Music Industry Voting Initiative ‘Music Votes’ Launches

The Dig: Howard University

Howard Announces Season Two of University Podcast ‘HU2U’


Music Industry Nonprofits Launch Voting Initiative Aimed at Increasing 2024 Election Turnout

Grateful Web

Music Votes: First-ever Industry-wise Voter Engagement Coalition Is Launched!

Pod for the Cause

Music and the Movement

Common Dreams

‘Time to Go for the Jugular’: Climate Movement Has New Plan to Destroy Big Oil

Pathways Magazine

Black and Brown Voices Must Shape the 2024 Green Agenda

Spring Creek Project

Collective Climate Action: Inspired Organizing for our Future

The Guardian

How police killings are kept hidden: “We don’t know how many George Floyd’s there are”

Impact Texas

Banking Black and Green Campaign Strengthening the Economic Power of Frontline Communities of Color

The Sanctuary for Independent Media

Hundreds Rally at Capitol with Beyond Plastics to Reduce Waste

USC Equity Research Institute

Unpaved: Greening the Urban Jungle with Dr. Manuel Pastor and Sissy Trinh | The Coolest Show

NPR Music

‘Hip Hop and the White House’ is a study in symbolic victory

Verite News

Homegrown singer uses her fame to fight for environmental justice

The Lens

Environmental Forum: Sharing Our Stories

American Bar Association

Qualified immunity: A Necessity or a Tool that Exploits Race and Class?

Washington Informer

Environmental Justice, Financial Literacy, and US-Africa Business

ABC News

EPA limits 4 types of power plant pollution with sweeping rulemaking

Father Hoods Podcast

Hip Hop Heroes: Battling Climate Injustice

New York Amsterdam News

OP-ED: On Earth Day, let’s prepare for the next climate battle

Rolling Stone

The Power of Black and Indigenous Voices This Earth Day and Beyond


Black-led Organizations, From Outdoor Afro to Justice Outside, Are Fighting for Environmental Justice

The Nikki Rich Show

Hip Hop Caucus live with The Nikki Rich Show at NAACP Image Awards

East City Art

Sold Out Screenings and Special Guests Mark a Successful Return for DC Environmental Film Festival

The Progressive Magazine

Marginalized Communities Need Big Environmental Wins

KXAN/CW Austin

Q&A Session with Rev Yearwood on KXAN-CW

RTO Insider

EPA Issues Final Standards on Heavy-duty Truck Emissions

E&E News

Final trucking rule gives industry more time to go electric


EPA Sets Tough Standards on Climate Pollution From Heavy Trucks

Yes! Magazine

EVs Could Meet Biden Climate Goals—Just Not Chinese Ones

Vineyard Gazette

Opening Night Eco-Documentaries Set the Pace for Film Festival

The Ed Markey Podcast

Senator Markey, Reverend Yearwood of Hip Hop Caucus Talk Green New Deal Movement on Latest Episode of “The Ed Markey Podcast”


“Environmental Film Festival Begins today in DC”


5 Films to See at the DC Environmental Film Festival (That Aren’t Sold Out)

Washington Informer

DCEFF 2024 Lineup: From Otter Love Stories to Environmental Justice Battles

The Indian Panorama

DC Environmental Fest Returns in a Crucial Year


Full list of NAACP Image Awards nominations as Oprah Winfrey’s The Color Purple nabs 16 nods

Spectrum News

Hip Hop Caucus hosts ‘Candid with Climate’


A Word … With Jason Johnson Podcast: Green Black Power


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