Mayor of Portland, Oregon endorses Hip Hop Day event

A year ago, as Mayor of Portland, Oregon Charlie Hales endorsed the first Hip-Hop Day event, the mood was hesitant but hopeful. The friction between city authorities and hip-hop performers was cooling off. The debut event drew a crowd and strong performances from local MCs and DJs. For a music community that's often felt unjustly targeted, it looked like progress.

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