Can Hip Hop Help End the Drug War?


2011 - Los Angeles, CA


Froggy Vazquez, SSDP, Los Angeles Community College
Tommy McDonald, Deputy Director, Media Relations, Drug Policy Alliance, Berkeley, CA
"Freeway" Ricky Ross, Community Activist and Film Producer, Los Angeles, CA
Tara Young, Founder and Blogger, Hip Hop
andre douglas ponds cummings, Law Professor, West Virginia College of Law
Shahid Buttar, Executive Director, Bill of Rights Defense Committee, Northampton, MA
Jasmine Tyler, Deputy Director, National Affairs, Drug Policy Alliance, Washington DC

Throughout history, artists have used their work as vehicles for social change. How can hip hop artists create opportunities to mobilize the public around drug policy reform?