“We made the song because Bill 115 attacks teachers and students,” Khan said. “I wrote a verse and there are three other guys who rap on the song. People listen to songs more often. So we wanted to get their attention through music.”
A group of students at a Ridgemont High School are protesting Bill 115, which freezes teacher’s wages, bans strikes for two years and prevents them from banking sick days.
Maybe it is just me, or the crowd I hung out, but we never protested, we never felt like we had a voice. With the introduction and wide-spread adoption of social media 10 years later, you don’t need to be famous or even popular, you just need a Twitter account and you can be heard.
I feel a shift in the next generation, a good one. Young people will begin to have a voice. And let’s face it, it is always nice to have a young person full of hope, passion and ambition give his or her opinion about the world, your product, brand, etc. Seasoned professionals tend to sometimes get jaded and pessimistic about the world and their business.
I do not have an opinion in regards to Bill 115, but kudos to this group of students for making their voice heard.