discover Pop Culture provoking 
Creative Responses to Everyday 
Crisis for A Better World. 

#RealLifeInfluencers #thisisborderless  

borderless network brings together original and collaborative content with content creators across the world.

borderless originals 

Sajjad Abbas, Graffiti Artist

expressions of Love amidst War - Baghdad (2013)

Ida Rieu School for Children

Lifting Spirits in Song in the face of Conflict & Extremism - Karachi (2014)

Social Kitchen - The Other Human

Building solidarity in the face of financial austerity, hunger and refugee crisis - Greece (Konstantinos Polychronopoulos)

Joshua Dillard & the Free Indeed Church

Hip-hop generation stepping in to serve the community in the face of inequality, Violence, and marginalization during climate disasters - Homestead, Houston

#RefugeeVoices #BreakingBarriers 

Syrian rap artist Obida Sabbagh (Tiger MC) of Homs, and beatboxer Simo Be of Damascus, lay down this song about life from before the revolution, through the protests, imprisonment, war, and their flight.

borderless collaborations 

We The People

A collaborative statement for unity and equality across the Country in the face of racism - Charlottesville High School

Unheard Voices of Lyari

A collaborative collection of mapping violent complexities and acts of positivity in the neighborhood of Lyari, Karachi - Habib University (Hiba Shoaib. Hunaina Khan, Maham Arbi)

No More Dreams, Time for Action

A collaborative podcast by and for undocumented students in higher education - New York (Sharon Gonzalez, Irma Cruz, Ashley Armesto, & Daysi Huerta)

borderless series

Musician and activist Stephan Said hosts a video series featuring conversations with musicians and artists, thinkers and community leaders at the frontlines of the world’s movements for equality and justice. More Coming Fall 2022! 

Past Episodes 

Raising Voices: Amadou and Miriam

Malian world-pop duo Amadou and Miriam talk about the role of music in social change, and the need for musicians to raise their voices together to make a better world. 

Calling on Protest Songs: Warren Haynes 

Music Uniting People: Vusi Mahlasela

Mahlasela, “The Voice” of the South African anti-apartheid movement talks about music’s power to unite people for social change, his inspiration as a young man to become engaged with the freedom movement, and the necessity for freedom singers today.

Bridging Cultural Traditions: Vieux Farka Touré

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