Posts Tagged ‘Shakira’

Shakira Mebarak : No Child Dreams ‘About Becoming a Drug Trafficker’

In a video interview with the Youtube about her philanthropy, art, and the World Cup, Pop superstar Shakira Mebarak talks about the importance of early childhood education for all as tools of global development and the advancement of peace: “I know that no kid in Colombia or anywhere in the world is dreaming right now […]

Video : Shakira Mebarak and K’Naan World Cup Kickoff Performances

Two BNW favorites took the stage at today’s Kickoff concert for the 2010 World Cup in South Africa. Shakira Mebarak performed She Wolf, one of BNW’s Singles of 2009,the record-setting Hips Don‘t Lie and of course, the theme to this year’s games Waka Waka (This Time for Africa): K’Naan performed a re-worked version of Wavin‘ […]

Arizona’s SB1070 Proof America Should Become a ‘Gated Community?’

In response to a post about a proposed bill in Michigan modeled after Arizona’s controversial SB1070, a commenter posed this question: What happens if someone jumps the fence and wanders around a gated community without an ID? The commenter, therumpledone goes on to ask: Isn‘t a country, like the UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, a “gated […]

Shakira Mebarak ‘People are People. WITH or Without Documents!”

Shakira Mebarak stopped by On Air With Ryan Seacrest this morning to talk about the larger societal implications of Arizona’s controversial Immigration Law SB1070. With impassioned prose, Shakira made clear how what may seem like a simple Law in a single State could have disastrous implications for the rest of American (if not global) society. […]

Lines, Vines, and Trying Times : The Music of 2009

The biggest story in music this year was the death of Michael Joseph Jackson, the Once and Future King of Pop. Moreso than the death of an individual, the King of Pop’s death signified the end of the explosive, border crossing, iconic, truly global megastar. Six months into a year that saw Pop music deep […]