Notable hip-hop artist and educator, David ‘Olmeca’ Barragan from Los Angeles, California will host a workshop titled “Art is Our Weapon” and perform at Northeastern Illinois University on Tuesday, February 24, 2015. Olmeca has been featured on NPR and Democracy Now. His story and community efforts have earned him the respect from professors, community organizations, and social justice dignitaries like Dolores Huerta, Luis J. Rodriguez, Naomi Klein, and Emery Douglas. Admission is free. See you there! Along with local poets form all over Chicago!