RUN DNC — Hip Hop Generation Comes of Age with Obama

New America Media, Commentary, Published Aug. 29, 2008  Editor’s Note: Hip Hop's involvement in the Obama campaign is not forced but the result of the awakening of a political generation that had nobody legit to rally around until now, writes NAM contributor Russell Morse. Morse is a New York based writer for New America Media. DENVER…Read more RUN DNC — Hip Hop Generation Comes of Age with Obama

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Barack Rhymes With Tupac

New America Media, Commentary (Millennial View), Published Mar. 20, 2008 Editor's Note: Two of this generations most gifted orators are in the news this week. Barack Obama confronted race in a historic speech and new revelations about the origins of the beef that ended Tupac Shakur's life shook the rap world. Russell Morse is a New York…Read more Barack Rhymes With Tupac

No Country for Old White Men – or There Will Be Mud

New America Media, Commentary, Published Feb. 3, 2008 Editor’s Note: Hollywood and the primaries are vying for the front-page news. But there are parallels between movies nominated for the Oscars this year and the stories of the election, notes NAM contributing writer Russell Morse. As Hollywood vies with politics in the 24-hour news cycle, I realized…Read more No Country for Old White Men – or There Will Be Mud

Iraq Vets for President: Manchurian Candidate, the antidote to Fahrenheit 911

YO! Youth Outlook, Commentary, Published Sep. 1, 2004  Manchurian Candidate, the antidote to Fahrenheit 911 I cannot watch cable news late at night anymore. What happens is that after two hours of explosions, wife murderers, impending doom and commercials telling me to buy gold – my brain explodes and starts to seep out of my…Read more Iraq Vets for President: Manchurian Candidate, the antidote to Fahrenheit 911