Two exciting conventions: McKinney at Hip-Hop and Peace and Freedom

National Hip-Hop Political Convention Opens
By Jeff Chang
Posted 07/31/2008 at 10:27 AM

Today, [Thursday, July 31st] the National Hip-Hop Political Convention opens in Las Vegas.

Thousands are expected to attend the Convention, with some coming from as far as Colombia and South Korea yesterday for the opening b-boy battle, that featured a showdown between Las Vegas’s Knucklehead Zoo and the R16 champs, Gamblerz…

On Sunday Green Party presidential candidate Cynthia McKinney will give the closing address and the Convention will revise and update their hip-hop political agenda.

Read the full story, which lists issues important to this community here.

On Friday, August 1st, Cynthia McKinney will be in the Peace and Freedom Party’s Presidential Debate, with Brian Moore, Gloria La Riva and Ralph Nader.

Peace and Freedom Convention this Weekend – Four Candidates, including McKinney and Nader stand-off
from Polidoc, by way of Independent Political Report

The State Convention for Peace and Freedom Party [A feminist, socialist party] will convene on Saturday, August 2 and 3 at the Hawthorn Suites, 321 Bercut Drive, Sacramento California. At the convention Brian Moore, Gloria La Riva, Ralph Nader, and Cynthia McKinney will be seeking the Peace and Freedom Party’s presidential nomination. A debate among the four presidential candidates will be at the same location on Friday, August 1 at 7 p.m.

[Editor’s Note, KW: Wow! I would really, really want to see that debate. I wonder if all four will really be there? I think that if the four of them actually converse the political, philosophical ethers might explode, or implode, or someone figures out the puzzle to the answer of world peace…]

One Response

  1. Do you know if the debate is going to be recorded? I would LOVE to be there.

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