Hip Hop's Hold on Young Black Women [01:09:55]
@ Center for New Words (2007-09-20)
tags: hiphop rap women music africanamerican [add tags]
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From the WGBH Forum Network: "Pimps Up, Ho's Down: Hip Hop's Hold on Young Black Women pulls at the threads of the intricately knotted issues surrounding young black women and hip hop culture. What unravels for Tracy D. Sharpley-Whiting is a new, and problematic, politics of gender. In this forceful book, Sharpley-Whiting, a feminist writer who is a member of the hip hop generation, interrogates the complexities of young black women's engagement with a culture that is masculinist, misogynistic, and frequently mystifying."
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