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ActorCor – Harmonizing the Religious Divide

ActorCor – Harmonizing the Religious Divide

A surplus of musically talented actors combined with a desire to address increased Islamophobia in New York City leads the creation of a choir dedicated to finding the harmonies amongst Islam, Christianity and Judaism.  The primary motivation behind ActorCor and its creation...

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Colby and Awu – Singing a New Paradigm

Colby and Awu – Singing a New Paradigm

An American rapper and Cameroonian singer team up to create songs that highlight environmentalism, peace, social justice and a more positive world. Colby and Awu’s journey began this past summer (2012) in Bamenda, Cameroon. Colby Jeffers went there with his wife, Mallory,...

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Juanes – Peace Without Borders

Juanes – Peace Without Borders

Colombian rock star, Juanes, shares how he got aligned with the cause for peace. In this video, Juanes shares how he started using music to escape the violence he felt in Medellín, Colombia where he grew up. But it also became a vehicle for him to express his feelings. And...

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Human Rights in Video

Human Rights in Video

Check out these two videos on Human Rights. The first one shows the history of human rights in a concise and visual way... from the beginning of time to the present... in under 10 minutes. Si prefieres la version en español, se puede encontrarla aqui. Version française à...

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Emmanuel Jal – He Wants Peace

Emmanuel Jal – He Wants Peace

Emmanuel Jal, a former child soldier from Sudan, has taken his story and turned it into some serious beats: a song called “We Want Peace”. Featuring strings by non other than Peter Gabriel, the song, like the campaign, dedicates itself to the realization that peace, is...

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Devyn Rush – An American Idol Gets UGLY

Devyn Rush – An American Idol Gets UGLY

When I was in middle school, I was bullied a lot, for being scrawny. That was what the bullies led me to believe, anyway. Now, years later, I realize that it was my lack of self-esteem and awareness that really caused the bullying. I didn't embrace the way I was different, and I...

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MasterPeace – Music Above Fighting

MasterPeace – Music Above Fighting

On the 4th of May, 2012, MasterPeace launched their first mini-documentary ‘Music above Fighting.’ This video tells the heart-breaking stories of three people in different conflict areas who are fed up with the situation they live in. They make music with people from the...

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MC Yogi – Beat Boxing the Change

MC Yogi – Beat Boxing the Change

For a good time, sit next to the beat-happy, Krishna-crazed love machine known as MC Yogi (AKA Nick Giacomini) as he works his creative magic up in his Northern California studio, Photoshopping all kinds of dazzling personal India travel photos into wild collage art that will...

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Carbon/Silicon – Rocking out the Good News

Carbon/Silicon – Rocking out the Good News

Mick Jones of the Clash and Tony James of Generation X teamed up in 2002 to form the band Carbon/Silicon and they asked, "Its the 21st Century … can we find the drive and inspiration to create something new – again?" Not only did they create something new, but they have...

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Ruth Henry – Making peace with Hip Hop

Ruth Henry – Making peace with Hip Hop

I think there were two defining moments that got me started on my current path. One was as a teenager back in Boston, when I watched a friend get shot while hiding behind a car and trying to keep another friend from getting involved in the fight. My teenage years had been...

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