After the success
of "The Mobilization For Education" rally in NYC, Russell Simmons'
Hip-Hop Summit Action Network is hitting the road. HSAN will hold 20 different
rallies in 20 different U.S. cities starting this fall, with each city being
linked to another via satellite connection. "The hip-hop power movement
demands quality equal public education," President of HSAN Min. Benjamin
Muhammad told AllHipHop.com.
was recently in Seattle, Washington, where the HSAN established a youth council.
"We made it clear that hip-hop is growing among thousands of youth in Seattle
and the Northwest coast," Muhammad continued. The activists are pushing
for the development of an African-American history cultural center.