Forty-one-year-old Traci Johnson has been skateboarding since she was 7 and is now leading black Brooklyn youth into national competition.
Most people who use hip-hop to educate children do so badly. Larry Henderson does it so well that after a kid shares his music with you, you’ll secretly download the album yourself.
Tupac helped Erica Ford create her first non-profit. His murder and dozens more motivated her to create her second one and to launch New York City’s annual Peace Week.
Growing up in New York City – the delivery room of hip-hop – and witnessing and participating in its evolution inspired Justin Bua to paint, bringing him commercial and fine art success.