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Hip-Hop Represented Long Before Critical Race Theory Became a Conservative Rallying Point

January 30, 2024

Chapter Review: Hip-Hop Represented Long Before Critical Race Theory Became a Conservative Rallying Point Illmatic Consequences: The Clapback to Opponents of ‘Critical Race Theory’: Chapter 5 By Joseph Galiwango Hip-hop culture turned 50 years old in 2023 and is in a state of multi-contextualism. Those who study the culture closely can identify many elements to […]

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Trump’s Rhetoric As A Tool of Social Control:  How Media Moguls’ Investment in Trump Reap Financial Profits

January 9, 2024
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Trump’s Rhetoric As A Tool of Social Control:  How Media Moguls’ Investment in Trump Reap Financial Profits By Rhone Fraser, Ph.D. In his editorial in the New York Call magazine, Hubert Harrison wrote that “race prejudice” is “diligently fostered by those who have something to gain by it” (1911). It was “fostered” in the twentieth […]

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Queen & Slim: Changing the Black Activists Romance Narrative from Complementary to Adversarial

September 25, 2023
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Queen & Slim: Changing the Black Activists Romance Narrative from Complementary to Adversarial During most historical Black activist movements, many Black men and women attempted to serve as a complement to assist each other with fighting against various forms of socioeconomic oppression.  However, the film, QUEEN & SLIM, counters previous non-fictional narrative accounts by placing […]

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