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RAPtivist Aisha Fukushima Brings 'RAPtivism' to Cheyney on March 19th

March 13, 2018

Raptivism EventOn Monday, March 19, 2018, join Cheyney University's First Year Experience program for RAPtivism (rap + activism). This unique performance-lecture will be hosted by singer, speaker, educator and 'RAPtivist' (rap activist), Aisha Fukushima, and will take place in the Marcus Foster Auditorium at 6 p.m.

Fukushima's RAPtivism project has spanned nearly 20 countries and four continents, and uses hip-hop music to highlight “the ways culture can contribute to universal efforts for freedom and justice by challenging apathy with awareness, ignorance with intelligence, and oppression with expression." 

RAPtivism is open to the campus community and is mandatory for all students in Freshman Seminar.  

For more information, contact Daneisha Allen, First Year Experience Manager at Cheyney University, at To learn more about our guest Aisha Fukushima, visit