Jamila Woods

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WATCH: Jamila Woods and Chance the Rapper Showcase Beauty of Windy City in 'LSD' Video

The video—which depicts friends of color enjoying a chill BBQ—was written by Chicago Public Schools students.

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Celebrate Gwendolyn Brooks' Legacy With This Cleverly Animated Short

The Poetry Foundation recognizes the first Black Pulitzer-winning poet on what would be her 100th birthday with an animated version of her 1959 poem, “We Real Cool.”

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Chance the Rapper and Jamila Woods Want Chicago Students to Create Their Next Music Video

The native Chicagoans are collecting “LSD” video treatment submissions from local high school students.

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Fatimah Asghar on Why Her New Web Series is a Love Letter to 'Brown Girls' Everywhere

“I want people to see the joy of being a person of color, the joy of these communities, the joy of this friendship.”

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In Trying Times, Some Songs for Healing and Persevering

From Run the Jewels to Solange, we offer our favorite artists’ work to help process the rage and hopelessness you might be feeling right now.

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Rise Up and Cool Out With the Best Liberation Jams of the Moment

From Bey to ‘Ye, famous to underground, these uplifting and message-driven bangers from the first half of 2016 perfectly score any midsummer gathering.

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Chance The Rapper Honors Muhammad Ali in This Must-See ESPYs Performance

Jamila Woods, Donnie Trumpet and a gospel choir joined Chance for a stirring ode to the boxer and racial justice advocate.

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Take Care of Yourself: Stream Jamila Woods' 'Heavn' in Its Entirety

The singer, poet and youth educator just dropped her debut album.

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Singer, Poet and 'Blk Girl Soldier' Jamila Woods Talks New Album, Chicago Youth Movements and Self-Care

The Chance the Rapper collaborator’s debut solo album, “Heavn,” drops July 11 on Closed Sessions. 

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Jamila Woods Salutes Assata Shakur, Rosa Parks and #BlackGirlMagic in Powerful 'Blk Girl Soldier' Video

The singer, songwriter and poet’s solo debut, “Heavn,” drops later this month.

Here's What Happened When We Questioned Macklemore & Ryan Lewis About Their White Privilege

To promote their new single, ”White Privilege II,” Macklemore & Ryan Lewis have been doing interviews that include some of the artist-activists of color who helped them create it. Here’s what they had to say to Colorlines about their purpose, plan and why they didn’t just quietly write the movement some checks.

Macklemore Addresses 'Black Lives Matter,' Appropriation Criticism on 'White Privilege II'

The nine-minute song was created in collaboration with a number of artists, educators and anti-racism organizers.