Nov 19, 2012
Truth Universal: “We proudly present the visual treatment for “Every 36 Hours.” Produced by Shawde Banx, the song has been building steam across the country, being played by DJs who support meaningful music. We’d like to send a special shout out to those folks who care about this music and the messages being transmitted across the airwaves. We sincerely appreciate the support!
The song is based on a July 2012 study issued by the Malcolm X Grassroots Movement(MXGM) and the Malcolm X Solidarity Committee(MXSC). The study, “Every 36 Hours: Report on the Extrajudicial Killing of 120 Black People,” documented the killings of 120 Black men, women and children, murdered by police or some extrajudicial force in the first half of 2012.”
The actual document is available at mxgm.org. In an effort to raise awareness on the topic and encourage action in the Hip Hop community, MXGM released the “Every 36 Hours” CD Project. Along with appearing on the “Publicity Stunt” Mixtape, This song appears on the “Every 36 Hours” CD Project. The project is available on Bandcamp + iTunes—respectively, http://nuafrikaent.bandcamp.com/album/every-36-hours and https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/every-36-hours-black-person/id561144026.
The video was shot, directed, and cut by Legaux. All super 8 footage was provided byMoira Tierney. It was shot A3C weekend in Atlanta. Check it out @ http://truthuniversal.com/every36video!
Truth Universal Public Relations(TUPR)