Category Archives: community

Nation19 presents: Exhibit19 with Runoko Rashidi

Exhibit19: Nation19 Magazine / APDTA® in association with Pathways to African Unity (Black Student Union) is pleased to present Historian and world traveler Dr. Runoko Rashidi to Glendale Community College for one night only. As a traveler and researcher Dr. Rashidi has visited 105 countries. As a lecturer and presenter, he has spoken in fifty-nine […]

Is the NYPD killings a False Flag or a Hoax? We have questions.

The killing of innocent people is never right or justified. We are hoping this is not a false flag or hoax or a plan to use this situation to allow police around the country to use lethal force against civilians. By no means are we detectives but something about this incident is very strange. Below […]

If you get caught filming police brutality in Chicago you are going to jail! More cities and states to follow.

An amendment to a Senate bill in Chicago (actually the whole state of Illinois) has been passed to ensure that recording police officers and government officials is now a felony. This law would have made the Rodney King video and Eric Garner videos illegal. The US Department of Justice reports that an average of 400-500 […]

Actual Facts about Racial Profiling in Ferguson

Furguson Racial Profiling Actual Facts

The Actual Facts: Michael Brown, a 18-year old from Ferguson, MO, was shot and killed by local police in front of his grandmother’s house on Aug. 9 2014. The unarmed teen — a recent high school graduate was reported to be starting college that week — was killed by a series of bullets from one […]

Boyz in the Hood (behind the scenes)

Many different influences play a key role in our creative process here at Nation19/ APDTA. A heavy stimulus is film making and more importantly films that tell stories that are rarely told and or acknowledged by Hollywood. The film Boyz N the Hood Directed by John Singleton is one of those influences. When the film […]

Jay Electronica + Jay Z + Raekwon at the Brooklyn Hip-Hop Fest : Hip Hop is Alive! WATCH!

Jay Electronica + Jay Z + Raekwon at the Brooklyn Hip-Hop Fest : Hip Hop is Alive! WATCH!

Jay Electronica’s set at the Brooklyn Hip-Hop Fest this weekend — rockin his FOI uniform, which he asked to switch from last to second-to-last “as a sign of respect” to co-headliner Raekwon — with appearances from Mac Miller, J. Cole and, yes, Roc boss Jay Z himself. The Brooklyn Hip Hop Festival celebrates its tenth […]

Empowerment: Short Film in honor of Donda West (mother of Kanye West)

The “Empowerment” Short Film Documentary gives you a glimpse of the impact Donda’s House Inc. is having on 14-24 year olds in Chicago. The late Dr. Donda West (mother of Kanye West) would’ve been celebrating her 65th birthday on July 12, 2014 and we are honoring her memory by releasing this short film. Featuring Rhymefest […]

Hollywood is the new News…are we all watching or reading Channel Zero?

Hollywood is the new news. By nation19 magazine / APDTA

Is Hollywood the new News? Are we watching made up entertainment instead of real reporting of facts? Earlier this month we dropped our new magazine (Nation19 Magazine issue #4) with an exclusive interview with CIA whistler blower Michael Ruppert. We were blocked in every possible angle to delete or completely drop the story. We even […]

Nation 19 Magazine / APDTA sponsor’s Freestyle Session in Denver, CO!

Nation 19 Magazine / APDTA sponsor's Freestyle Session in Denver, CO!

Nation 19 / APDTA is a proud sponsor of Freestyle Session in Denver, CO The event is hosted by legendary B-Boy Crew Lordz Of Finesse and CROS1 Presented by Silverback Bboy Events & UDEF Pro Breaking Tour August 2nd 2014 At Beta Night Club voted the #1 dance club in the US by Rolling Stone […]

Debris House in Phoenix: A sign of unity and love. APDTA

A few weeks ago we were compelled to help with a very humble project with the potential to bring about great change in the city Phoenix area. The project is called The Debris House. It is a home for homeless men in Phoenix. Basically the two directors work by driving taxis and extra jobs to […]