In addition to Lupe, Moriba K. Jah, the Associate Professor of Aerospace Engineering at the University of Texas, and documentary filmmaker Louis Massiah will also teach the program.


Presidential candidate Jim Webb, the former Senator of Virginia, shared his discontent with the Democratic debate.

Human rights activist and Hip-Hop artist, Lupe Fiasco, was asked to leave the stage during his performance at an inauguration party in Washington, D.C. on Sunday, reports For about 40 minutes, the outspoken Obama critic repeated lyrics from his controversial song, “Words I Never Said,” which include lyrics sharply rebuking the president for his […]

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Two nights ago, rapper Lupe Fiasco (pictured) made an impromptu appearance at a townhall community gathering in Philadelphia, where a debate on hip-hop, the youth vote, and the 2012 election was well under way. SEE ALSO: This Election, Voting Is Our Civil Rights Movement For the first time, Fiasco responded in person to a debate […]

After making waves for calling President Barack Obama a “terrorist,” Hip-Hop artist Lupe Fiasco is again calling the president out for his foreign policy. This time, the Chicago MC went in on the innocent human capital lost to American imperialism. “One hand, you have someone who is a great speaker, but kills little children—our president,” […]

R&B singer Akon is defending President Barack Obama after Lupe Fiasco called him the “biggest terrorist. Akon spoke with VladTV in an interview and said that Lupe has to look at the bigger picture. BET reports: “I travel internationally, so I see what Obama is doing for the U.S.” explained Akon. “He’s actually changed the […]

What Lupe Fiasco said is more indicative of how he sees himself in relation to the country in which he lives than any kind of understanding or lack of understanding of "terrorism".

Rapper Wasalu “Lupe Fiasco” Jaco appeared on The O’Reilly Factor last night to discuss recent statements he made about President Barack Obama being a “terrorist.” “Now we are used to irresponsible statements from rappers, but that’s really over-the-top,” O’Reilly said at the opening of the segment . “You know President Obama is not a terrorist, […]

Rapper Lupe Fiasco, who recently caused a stir after a CBS interview in which he called President Obama “the biggest terrorist of the United States,” is reportedly scheduled as a guest on “The O’ Reilly Factor.” Black reports: O’ Reilly has called Lupe’s words “outrageous” and furthered his critique of the rapper by labeling […]

As absurd as it may seem, there is much complexity in being both Black and a critic of President Obama. As our nation’s first African American president, Obama carries a historical eminence in the Black community. For most, he appears to be an untouched, can-do-no-wrong figure that represents the progression of a race. Many Blacks […]