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Killer Mike Urges Michael Jordan To Drop Air Jordan Profits Into A Black-Owned Bank

The Boombox | Brennan Williams | Posted 08.08.2016 | Black Voices

Killer Mike’s push for black people—athletes and entertainers included—to move their money into black-owned banks continues....

The Revolution May Not Be Televised, But Bernie Sanders Is Going All The Way

Tom Weis | Posted 03.21.2016 | Politics
Tom Weis

Between now and March 26, voters who are feeling the Bern in Arizona, Utah, Idaho, Washington, Alaska and Hawaii have a once-in-a-lifetime chance to prove the pundits wrong by propelling Sanders toward victory in Philadelphia. We need our strongest fighter in the ring this fall. That fighter is Bernie Sanders.

Killer Mike Wants You To Move Money Into A Local, Black-Owned Bank Before It's Too Late

The Huffington Post | Ben Walsh | Posted 03.01.2016 | Business

ATLANTA, Ga. - Michael Render has just finished an interview with Akinyele Umoja, a Georgia State University professor and author of We Will Shoot Bac...

The Huffington Post To Interview Killer Mike

The Huffington Post | Sam Levine | Posted 02.26.2016 | Politics

HuffPost's Alyona Minkovski will sit down with rapper and activist Killer Mike Friday evening to discuss the rapper's support for Sen. Bernie Sanders ...

Will The Adults On The Left Please Stand Up?

Kelly Wilz | Posted 02.23.2016 | Politics
Kelly Wilz

I write this not to defend Killer Mike. Or Sanders' comments on Killer Mike's comments. Or Gloria Steinem's comments. Or Madeleine Albright's. I write this because I'm seeing people whom I admire and respect engaging in behavior that isn't tolerated in pre-school.

Killer Mike Says He Was Taken Out Of Context After Accusations Of Sexism

The Huffington Post | Sam Levine | Posted 02.17.2016 | Politics

The rapper Killer Mike sparked a Twitter controversy Tuesday night by quoting a woman who told him that Hillary Clinton was not qualified to be presid...

White Privilege: The Reason I Can Be Angered by Police Violence Instead of Terrified

Benjamin Powers | Posted 01.31.2016 | Politics
Benjamin Powers

I can be scared at the idea of a racist system that perpetuates violence against minority communities, but I cannot be scared of the very real consequences of this system on a personal level. I am not the one that will be harassed, beaten or shot.

Here's What's So Jarring About Hillary Clinton's Thoughts On Reconstruction

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grim | Posted 01.26.2016 | Politics

At the the Iowa Democratic forum on Monday night, Hillary Clinton took one of the easiest questions lobbed her way -- Who is your favorite president? ...

Marvel Releases Free Comic Book Compiling Hip-Hop Variant Covers

Erika Hardison | Posted 01.18.2016 | Entertainment
Erika Hardison

Behind every good hip-hop album there's usually some dope album art to accompany it. It's not a secret that some of hip-hop's greatest rappers are ins...

Bernie Sanders 'Destroys' Donald Trump By 13 Points, 6 More Than Clinton. Here's Why

H. A. Goodman | Posted 01.08.2016 | Politics
H. A. Goodman

Bernie Sanders offers a clear and distinct choice in 2016. If voters want to address structural issues leading to wealth inequality, for example, they'll choose Bernie Sanders, not Trump. If establishment politics is to blame for many of the dilemmas we face as a nation, then only Bernie Sanders provides Americans with a genuine choice for president.

White People 'Are A Lot More Blind Than I Thought,' Killer Mike Tells Colbert

The Huffington Post | Michael McLaughlin | Posted 01.06.2016 | Black Voices

Rapper Killer Mike said that white people should have worked to address racial and economic inequalities long before recent police killings of unarmed...

The Supreme Court Is Cray If It Doesn't Listen To Killer Mike

The Huffington Post | Cristian Farias | Posted 12.23.2015 | Politics

Once the news got out that Killer Mike, Big Boi, T.I. and other rap notables were joining a legal brief to the Supreme Court, entertainment outlets ju...

Donald Trump May Be Trending on Twitter, But Bernie Sanders Is Tiptoeing All the Way to the White House

Brian Hanley | Posted 12.21.2015 | Politics
Brian Hanley

You wouldn't know that Sanders is making history if you turned on the television. Despite the Senator's latest accomplishments, he still struggles to garner any meaningful attention from the mainstream media.

This Is The One Thing Bernie Sanders And Killer Mike Disagree On

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 12.15.2015 | Politics

Rapper-activist Killer Mike, who has endorsed the presidential campaign of Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.), released a nearly hourlong video Tuesday of th...

Killer Mike Gives Us A Sneak Peek Of His Conversation With Bernie Sanders

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 12.14.2015 | Politics

Killer Mike, the rapper-activist who has endorsed Sen. Bernie Sanders' (I-Vt.) campaign for president, on Monday released short clips of their convers...

Killer Mike Says Bernie Sanders Is Like 'An Extension Of Dr. King'

The Huffington Post | Emily Tess Katz | Posted 11.24.2015 | Black Voices

Killer Mike's feelin' the Bern, and he's not trying to hide it. In a phone conversation with HuffPost Live on Tuesday, the rapper called Bernie Sander...

Watch Killer Mike's Powerful Endorsement Of Bernie Sanders

The Huffington Post | Ed Mazza | Posted 11.24.2015 | Politics

Rapper Killer Mike delivered an impassioned speech in Atlanta Monday night endorsing Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) for president. "In my heart of heart...

Bernie Sanders Ate Soul Food With Rapper Killer Mike

The Huffington Post | Marina Fang | Posted 11.23.2015 | Politics

Ahead of a Monday night rally in Atlanta, Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) fueled up with some soul food. His guide for the day: rapper and Atlanta native ...

Tavis Smiley: Killer Mike on Why Blacks Should Stop Forgiving and Start Demanding Action

Tavis Smiley | Posted 06.29.2016 | Entertainment
Tavis Smiley

Tonight, I'm joined by Michael Render, a.k.a. "Killer Mike." The prolific rapper and influential activist is one half of the popular hip-hop duo, Run the Jewels, whose critically acclaimed album, Run the Jewels 2, was hailed by Rolling Stone as the "best rap album of 2014."

Run the Jewels Deliver a Blockbuster Closing Night to Northside Festival

Salvatore Bono | Posted 06.15.2016 | New York
Salvatore Bono

For just over an hour, Run the Jewels weren't just playing just another show, they weren't playing just another festival, they were playing to the hearts and minds of the crowd that braved the wind and rain during their set and the heat waiting for them to arrive.

Killer Mike Doesn't Hold Back When It Comes To Bill O'Reilly

The Huffington Post | Erin Whitney | Posted 05.22.2015 | Comedy

Killer Mike appeared on "Real Time with Bill Maher" Friday night and was very candid about his opinion of Bill O'Reilly. "I like Bill O'Reilly as ...

Killer Mike: 'I've Watched Geraldo Rivera And Wolf Blitzer Pander To The Audiences Of Oppression'

Billboard | Posted 05.05.2015 | Black Voices

When I first heard I’d been invited to the White House Correspondents’ Dinner, I thought my publicist had gone insane. Surely it must be a mistake...

Rapper Killer Mike Says The Criminalization Of Rap Music Is The New Jim Crow

The Huffington Post | Lilly Workneh | Posted 04.03.2015 | Black Voices

When rappers rap, they do so because it’s a form of artistic expression -- but police and prosecutors have proven to have a skewed interpretation o...

David Lohr

Rapper Killer Mike Deplores Prosecution Of McKinley Phipps: 'We Must Stand With Artists Like Mac' | David Lohr | Posted 03.26.2015 | Crime

NEW ORLEANS -- Rap musician Michael Render, better known as Killer Mike, stood up for jailed recording artist McKinley "Mac" Phipps on Wednesday, tell...

David Lohr

Prosecutor Used Hip-Hop As A Weapon To Convict Mac Phipps | David Lohr | Posted 08.18.2015 | Crime

ST. TAMMANY PARISH, Louisiana -- As he lies at night in his cell at Elayn Hunt Correctional Center, McKinley "Mac" Phipps can hear the words of his be...