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Tuesday, February 24, 2009

Zion-I perform at NAACP Anniversary Celebration

Posted By on Tue, Feb 24, 2009 at 11:19 AM

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The NAACP turns 100 this year, and youth outreach is on their mind. Perhaps inspired by Barack Obama's historic Presidential campaign--and the large number of young voters who participated in the process--they've joined forces with a new activist group, "Citizen Hope," and are throwing events specifically targeting the hip-hop generation.

This Wednesday, the NAACP and Citizen Hope present "A Party for the Century," featuring headliner Zion-I, along with DJs Manny Black, Proof, and King Most. Speakers include City Attorney Dennis Herrera, Equal Justice Society President Eva Patterson, and San Francisco School Board President Kim-Shree Maufas. It all goes down at Mighty; more information can be peeped here. We're just happy that the NAACP has finally discovered hip-hop in this, its centennial.

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