The Hip Hop Caucus is reaching out to HBCUs students and local citizens to draw attention to the issue of climate change. The national civil and human rights organization led by Rev. Lennox Yearwood Jr will drop in on Howard University, North Carolina A&T University, and Clark Atlanta University this week.
The Hip Hop Caucus Act on Climate Campus Tour will feature speakers R&B singer Raheem DeVaughn, TV personality Amanda Seales, Hip Hop artist Dee-1, civil rights leader Rev. Dr. Gerald Durley, and others. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Gina McCarthy has been tapped as the special keynote speaker for the event at Clark Atlanta.
“We need to unite around the common goal to love the earth better,” says DeVaughn. “The urban community is affected by climate change. It’s a human rights issue. And we can’t change globally until we start in our communities.”
The Hip Hop Caucus Act on Climate Campus Tour is scheduled for Howard…
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