The Civil Rights Movement had many faces. The 1960s ushered in a legion of firebrand political orators, most notably Martin Luther King Jr. and Malcolm X. Musicians and sportspeople also shaped the ways in which the cause was both heard, viewed and understood.
Enter hip-hop, a genre that has never just been about the music: it has always kept a steady connection to blackness, immortalised by Public Enemy frontman Chuck D as "the Black CNN." It is hardly surprising that hip-hop artists have gathered in vocal support of Kaepernick's stand, and in powerful opposition to Trump's careless and divisive remarks.
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