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Common Sense Solutions to Gun Violence from the BET Hip-Hop Awards Green Carpet

The #NoGunsAllowed campaign hit the BET Hip-Hop Awards Green Carpet to ask celebrities and entertainers about common sense solutions to gun violence. From Nelly to Angela Yee, to up and coming star Rich Homie Quan, hip-hop’s best and brightest gave valuable insights on how to stop gun violence. Although their answers varied, this video shows that the hip-hop community does care about ending gun violence. Shouts out the host of the BET Hip-Hop Awards, Uncle Snoop for inspiring the movement. The artists featured in this video include, Nelly, Lil Scrappy, Angela Yee, Rich Homie Quan, BET Boss Stephen Hill and Uncle Snoop, and more. With special appearances by Rick Ross, Eve, 2 Chainz Future, Chuck Creekmur from Allhiphop, Stalley, Charlie Baltimore, Big Tigga and many more.

To learn more about the No Guns Allowed movement go to NoGunsAllowedMovement.tumblr.

Music: Ray Nitti “Lights Down Low” produced by Bizness Boi

Check out these other solutions:

  • Uncle Snoop’s solution
  • Nelly’s solution
  • Rich Homie Quan’s solution
  • BET Executive Stephen Hill’s solution
  • Lil Scrappy’s solution
  • Big Tigger’s solution
  • Comedian Alex Thomas solution
  • Breakfast Club’s Angela Yee solution
  • MMG’s Stalley’s solution

Virginia Residents, Today is the LAST Day To Register to Vote

Taking part of democracy and selecting officials to represent you is one of the best fundamental rights we have as Americans. You can’t complain when you do not exercise this right! Take a stand on who is making laws about Virginia and your community by researching the candidates and then heading to the polls on November 5.

The first step is you must be registered. Today is the deadline, so don’t wait another minute! Register now: YoungVoter


Biko Baker Speaks About Breaking Silos at APALA Convention Plenary

Biko Baker,  Executive Director of The League of Young Voters Education, shines light on how we can really change the organizing game. He shares simple action steps to ensure that an organization’s message is viewed by its most important constituents.  Watch his brief 10 minute speech to learn  how the League has been breaking silos across the nation with technology.