Lennox Yearwood, Jr. minister, community activist, and President of the Hip Hop Caucus in Washington, D.C, a national non-profit organization that engages young people in urban communities. Following all the controversy over Chicago rapper Common's invite to the White House by Michelle Obama for a poetry reading, and how media disected his every line after, Yearwood felt compelled to address the situation in a commentary piece, which we've published inside...
Rev. Yearwood hits the March on Wall Street in Manhattan at about 11 a.m., and then Coney Island @ around 2 pm for the Stop the Violence March. All in one day.
On the day of the anniversary of Martin Luther King, Jr's assassination, minister and community activist Rev. Lennox Yearwood asks that people still mark the tragic death of Dr. King, and offers a way to carry on his memory.
As T.I. sets an example to everyone across the nation with his reality show "Road To Redemption," in preparation of his upcoming one-year jail stint, community activist and Hip Hop Caucus President pens this open letter to a man changed.
BallerStatus recently spoke with Yearwood about the role of hip-hop in today's society and what it can do to better it.