7.18.2012

VIDEO: “Do We Need to Start a Riot?” by Jasiri X featuring Legendary Activist Dick Gregory



“Do We Need to Start a Riot?” is a response to the recent report by the Malcolm X Grassroots Movement that states 110 Black people have been killed by the police in 2012, one every 40 hours.

Filmed on location in New York City at the historic march to end Stop and Frisk, and in Los Angeles on Florence and Normandie, where the 1992 LA rebellion began, “Do We Need to Start a Riot?” features words from legendary Activist/Comedian Dick Gregory and Henry Watson, one of the “LA Four”, charged in the beating of Reginald Denny and highlighted in the recent VH1 documentary “Uprising: Hip-Hop and the LA Riots, and appearances by the Universal Zulu Nation, Occupy the Hood, the Sound Strike, the League, and Hip-Hop Artist Tahir Jahi.

“Do We Need to Start a Riot?” was directed by Paradise Gray and Radee Westfield. Here’s the Free Download of “Do We Need to Start a Riot?“

Related blog posts: 
MXGM Report on the Extrajudicial Killings of 110 Black People by Police; Jasiri X responds with song "Do We Need To Start A Riot?" (July 11, 2012)


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