Human Rights And Hip Hop
Human rights are something that all humans should respect. The president of Angola Africa is being accused of generating funds by violating human rights. It is said that decades of murder and genocide has funded the government. They are currently paying for rapper Nicki Minaj to come do a performance. Human rights activists have warned the rapper that she will be receiving blood money for her performance and politely asked if she would not show up for the performance. The rapper did not take the suggestion. She actually showed up early and plans to continue the show. This might have a negative affects on her fan base with her upcoming television show called Nicki on the ABC family channel now called Freeform.
The Human Rights Foundation was founded by Thor Halvorssen in the Spring of 2005. He started his human rights journey in 1989 fighting the African apartheid. As the president of the Human Rights Foundation, Thor raises money to help fight different human rights issues all over the world. Halvorssen is also a film producer and has produced a number of films dealing with human rights. His movies and opinions have been shown al over national television and magazines. He Graduated Magna Cum Lade from the Ivy League school University of Pennsylvania.
Thor Halvorssen is no stranger to human rights crimes. His Father who was an ambassador was falsely imprisoned in a Venezuelan jail where he was tortured and beaten extremely bad. He was eventually released with the help of numerous human rights advocates. His mother was shot and killed by the Venezuelan government and his cousin was falsely imprisoned as well. Thor has been fighting since 1989 and the fight has been personal. SO when the HRF speaks out about wrong doing, we should take heed and at least research what they are talking about.