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Hip-Hop Politics

(see also African American Movements)

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On the Web: Articles

Hip Hop, Race, & Cultural Politics. Victor Wallis & Others, Socialism & Democracy 18,2 (2004).

Generation Vexed. Eric K. Arnold, East Bay Express (6/9/04). Can hip-hop attitude be harnessed as a political force?

On the Web: Specialized Sites

In the Library: Articles

In the Library: Non-Fiction Books

Boyd, Todd. The New HNIC: The Death of Civil Rights & the Reign of Hip-Hop (NY: NYU, 2003).

Cepeda, Raquel (ed) And It Don't Stop?: The Best American Hip-Hop Journalism of the Last 25 Years (NY: Faber & Faber, 2004).

Forman, Murray & Mark Anthony Neal (eds) That's the Joint!: The Hip-Hop Studies Reader (NY: Routledge, 2004).

Herschmann, Micael. O funk e o hip-hop invadem a cena (Rio de Janeiro: UFRJ, 2000).

Mitchell, Tony. Global Noise: Rap & Hip-Hop Outside the USA (Middletown CT: Wesleyan U., 2001).

Myakawa, Felicia. Five Percenter Rap: God Hop's Music, Message, & Black Muslim Mission (Bloomington: Indiana U., 2005).

Morgan, Joan. When Chicken-Heads Come Home to Roost: A Hip-Hop Feminist Breaks it Down (NY: Touchstone, 2002).

Neate, Patrick. Where You're At: Notes from the Frontline of a Hip-Hop Planet (NY: Riverhead, 2004).

Ogg, Alex. The Hip Hop Years: A History of Rap (NY: Fromm International, 2001).

Potter, Russell A. Spectacular Vernaculars: Hip-Hop & the Politics of Postmodernism (Albany: SUNY, 1995).

Pough, Gwendolyn D. Check It While I Wreck It: Black Womanhood, Hip-Hop Culture & the Public Sphere (Boston: Northeastern U., 2004).

Ramsey, Guthrie P. Jr. Race Music: Black Cultures from Bebop to Hip-Hop (Berkeley: U. of California, 2003).

Shaw, William. Westside: Young Men & Hip-Hop in L.A. (NY: Simon & Schuster, 2001).

Wimsatt, William Upski. No More Prisons: Urban Life, Homeschooling, Hip-Hop Leadership, the Cool Rich Kids' Movement, a Hitchhiker's Guide to Community Organizing, & Why Philanthropy is the 21st Century (NY: Subway & Elevated, 2000).

In the Library: Fiction

White, Franklin. Potentially Yours (The Biz, Family, Hip-Hop & a Bit of Drama) (NY: Simon & Schuster, 2004).

In the Library: For Young Readers

In the Library: Poetry

In the Library: Drama

In the Library: Photography

CD & Audio

Film & Video

"GV5: The Sacred Elements of Hip-Hop" [2003], dir. Bob Bryan, 42m.

"Strait Outta Hunter's Point: A Hardcore Hip-Hop Documentary" [2002], dir. ?, 74m.

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