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Organic Hip Hop Conference hits Miami this weekend

Article: Organic Hip Hop Conference hits Miami this weekend

Quick: think of a hip hop song that addresses urban farming or vegetarianism. You might have a tough time… doesn’t most of the music associated with this style revolve around glorifying gangstas? Not according to the organizers of this weekend’s sixth annual Organic Hip-Hop conference: “Just as Hip Hop as a culture was birthed in activism with the goal of saving lives, we seek to continue in that tradition by providing an alternative lifestyle that will garner better physical as well mental and spiritual health.”

World Faith Leaders Join Forces to Battle Global Warming

Article: World Faith Leaders Join Forces to Battle Global Warming

The world’s religions have a crucial role to play in the fight against global climate change, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said Tuesday, characterizing the battle with global warming as a “moral” issue.