Monthly Archives: May 2015

City of San Jose Gives Safe Summer Initiative Grant to Hip-Hop Chess Federation

City of San Jose Awards Hip-Hop Chess Federation Grant for Chess and Life Strategies Summer Camp HHCF Opens FREE Summer Camp to Keep Kids Focused on School and Off the Streets      May 20th, 2015 San Jose, CA – The Hip-Hop … Continue reading

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Download PDF Sampler of new book Hip-Hop, Chess and Martial Arts

The cover for Adisa Banjoko’s upcoming book Royal Wisdom: The History of Hip-Hop and Chess Download a sample PDF of the book now at http://www.hiphopchess.com (look for this painting on the bottom left of the homepage!) This painting is an … Continue reading

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WATCH: Adisa Banjoko LECTURE at Oberlin College

Hidden in Plain Sight: The History of Hip-Hop Chess Oberlin College April 14th 2015 Part 1 : Watch Video (intro to HHCF philosophy) Part 2: Watch Video (forgotten history of Bobby Fischer, Afrika Bambaataa and Bruce Lee) Part 3: (no video-  technical … Continue reading

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Tupac and The Search for Lost Gold

  “ If they had lived in another kind of society, their exceptional mathematical talents might have been better used. But they were Black.” – Malcolm X Malcolm X was mentored by many people as he learned to hustle on … Continue reading

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HHCF’s RAW All Stars KEEP WINNING! Join Our Champions Today!

For Immediate Release PR Contact: cheer@rawtalents.org Bay Area’s RAW Allstar Cheer Team Wins National Championship Tri-City Cheer and Hip-Hop Dance Team Take Top Honors 4/22/2015 Fremont, CA- A co-ed team of Bay Area youth ranging from 5-17 years old had … Continue reading

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