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APRIL 18 - 20: MOVEMENT POLITICS AND THE HIP HOP GENERATION

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REQUIRED READING

Birnbaum and Taylor, Civil Rights since 1787, chaps. 157, 158, 161-162, 169.

Angela Ards, “Rhyme and Resist: Organizing the Hip Hop Generation,” Nation (July 26, 1999). POSTED ON COURSEWORKS

Yvonne Bynoe, “New Political Thought in Hip Hop,” (2001) http://www.urbanthinktank.org/newthought.cfm

Jeff Chang, “This Ain’t No Party,” (2004) http://www.alternet.org/election04/19044/

Ishmael Reed, Michael Franti, and Bill Adler Hiphoprisy, “In Conversations,” Transition, No. 56. (1992), pp. 152-165. http://links.jstor.org/sici?sici=0041-1191%281992%290%3A56%3C152%3AH%3E2.0.CO%3B2-H

Ice Cube and Angela Davis, “Nappy Happy -- In Conversation,” Transition, No. 58. (1992), pp. 174-192. http://links.jstor.org/sici?sici=0041-1191%281992%290%3A58%3C174%3ANH%3E2.0.CO%3B2-7

“Hip Hop, Money, Youth and Liberation: A Talk with Rosa Clemente,” (December 30, 2004) POSTED ON COURSEWORKS

Davey D, “How to Organize Hip Hoppers,” (1999) http://www.daveyd.com/hiphoporganizingart.html

Selected Music Posted On Courseworks


SUGGESTED READING

Tricia Rose, Black Noise: Rap Music and Black Culture in Contemporary America (1994)

Michael Eric Dyson, Between God and Gangsta Rap (1996)

Michael Eric Dyson, Holler if You Hear Me: Searching for Tupac Shakur (2002).

Bakari Kitwana, The Hip Hop Generation: Young Blacks and the Crisis in African American Culture (2003)

Yvonne Bynoe, Stand and Deliver: Political Activism, Leadership, and Hip Hop Culture (2004).

Kevin Powell, Who’s Gonna Take the Weight? (2003).

Joan Morgan, When Chickenheads Come Home to Roost: My Life as a Hip Hop Feminist (1999)

David Toop, Rap Attack 3 (1999)

Chuck D, et. al., Fight the Power: Race, Rap and Reality (1998).

Joseph G. Eure and James G. Spady, eds., Nation Conscious Rap (1991).

Robin D. G. Kelley, Race Rebels (1994)

Jeff Chang, Can’t Stop, Won’t Stop: A History of the Hip Hop Generation (2005).

Check Jeff Chang’s site, ‘Can’t Stop, Won’t Stop’ http://www.cantstopwontstop.com/power.cfm

Check dozens of articles posted on Davey D.’s website: http://www.daveyd.com/politicaldir.html



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