MUSIC NEWS: Hip Hop Artist Chuck D to Engage Students On Campus Of UCLA Encouraging Civic Engagement and Voter Education

Chuck D, legendary frontman of hip-hop group Public Enemy, will be on the UCLA campus talking to students about the need to organize, educate, and participate in order to take back democracy from the corporatocracy.

Chuck D's visit to the campus will encourage students to attend the United We Stand Festival, a musical rally taking place on UCLA's campus this coming Saturday, May 10 at 4:00 PM, where Chuck D is a participant.  The rally will celebrate the re-emergence of democracy, where we the people are fighting back against the corporatocracy and implementing meaningful electoral reforms.

About United We Stand Festival

Free & Equal Elections Foundation, the grassroots organization that in 2012 hosted the open presidential debate moderated by television legend Larry King, will gather iconic musicians, intellectuals, and activists to empower American's voting youth to hold their elected leaders accountable for free and equal elections. The "United We Stand" University Bus Tour will launch this educational movement at the Pauley Pavilion Arena on the campus of the University of California, Los Angeles on May 10, 2014.  The festival co-sponsored by a number of socially-responsible businesses including Ben & Jerry's Ice Cream, Nature's Path Organic, and Dr. Bronner's Magic Soaps, and numerous grassroots activist organizations brings together various perspectives which are not currently represented in Washington.

Musical headliners at UCLA include Public Enemy (Chuck D, Professor Griff, Jahi, and DJ Lord), founding members of Wu-Tang Clan, Immortal Technique, Brother Ali, The Siren, Paul Masvidal of Cynic, Tatiana Moroz, Rooftop Revolutionaries, A-Alikes, Luminaries, Kellee Maize, Jon Goodhue, Sounds of Solidarity, and more.

Speakers include Larry King (media legend), Ben Cohen & Jerry Greenfield (Ben & Jerry's Ice Cream; via video), Dennis Kucinich (former Ohio Representative), Marianne Williamson (New York Times bestselling author & independent congressional candidate, CA-33), David Bronner (CEO of Dr. Bronner's Magic Soaps), and Sean Stone (son of Oliver Stone, host of Buzzsaw).

For a full list of performers and speakers, click here.

Tickets are on sale now at UCLA Central Ticket Office and Ticketmaster.com.

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