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About hiphopchessfederation

The Hip Hop Chess Federation fuses music chess and martial arts to promote unity, strategy and non-violence. Our goal is to improve the intellectual, cultural and artistic state of young American minds.

Today HHCF Community Education Center Opens

In a few hours, Hip-Hop Chess Federation will open its first community education center. When we started this org none of us had any idea what would happen. I remember getting my kids in the car before our first event. … Continue reading

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St. Louis Rapper 2Saint, Asheru and Tajai on A Kings Self Portrait

http://www.datpiff.com/pop-mixtape-player.php?id=mbd260ce&tid=10 Check A Kings Self Portrait feat. St. Louis rapper 2Saint, Asheru (boondocks) and Tajai from Hieroglyphics. #nonviolence #STL The hook had a whole different meaning when we dropped this in the winter. Now its just haunting. #MikeBrown

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Today’s Math: Cultural Exclusion in the Stem Trend

Today’s Math: Cultural Exclusion Within the STEM Trend By: Adisa Banjoko Can we talk about the top 1% and the bottom 99?/ Or the wise 5% and the deaf, dumb and blind 85?/ Or how the circle 7 and the … Continue reading

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Illusory Protection: Education & The Prison Industrial Complex

Illusory Protection: Education & The Prison Industrial Complex by Adisa Banjoko and Arash Daneshzadeh | special to NewBlackMan (in Exile) “He confused science fiction with science facts, He couldn’t separate the block, from recorded tracks” – GZA, Illusory Protection In … Continue reading

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HHCF Community Center Opens August 16th!!

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE PR Contact: Meek Gaborski contact@hiphopchessfederation.org Hip-Hop Chess Federation Celebrates Grand Opening of Community Center HHCF Celebrates Community Education Center August 16th July 16, 2014 – San Jose, CA- The Hip-Hop Chess Federation (HHCF) is proud to announce … Continue reading

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The Best Strategy for Peace is Forgiveness

Please take a moment to check out a post made by Adisa Banjoko on Bishop Desmond Tutu’s blog. Its about chess, nonviolence and forgiveness: If Hip-Hop, chess and martial arts have taught me anything, they have taught me that everything … Continue reading

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WATCH: RZA Win 2014 Chess Kings Invitational

Check out some never before seen footage of HHCF Chess Kings Invitational. Sons of Anarchy actor Emilio Rivera, Chessboxing Champion Andrew McGregor and others are also featured. In related news, the HHCF will be opening its own full time facility … Continue reading

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