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Politics and Social Justice

Freedom Sounds

Author
First Name: 
Ingrid
Last Name: 
Monson
Subtitle: 
Civil Rights Call Out to Jazz and Africa
Publish City: 
New York
Publish Company: 
Oxford University Press
ISSN/ISBN: 
2147483647
Language: 
English
Medium: 
Textual



People Magazine

Subtitle: 
The Secret Diana Interviews
Language: 
English
Medium: 
Textual
Month: 
October
Year: 
1997
Volume: 
48
Number: 
15
Copies available at the Hiphop Archive: 
1


Jabali Afrika: The Rock of Africa Comes to America

Collaborators: 
Joseck Asikoye, Viktor Savani Elolo, Justo Asikoye,
Publish Company: 
Kramer International, Inc.
Medium: 
Video
Year: 
2002

Kenya has hit the headlines most recently as the ancestral home of the USA’s first black president, Barack Obama. But the nation is also home to East Africa’s oldest and most diverse popular music traditions, reaching back to Kenyan musical father Fundi Konde.

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1


Nation in Trouble

Language: 
English
Medium: 
Video

Amateur hip hop about issues ranging from drugs, AIDS, eating disorders, black agency, etc.

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1


Harold Washington Inauguration Adress

Collaborators: 
Walter Jacobson and Harry Portopeel (sp?), Jane Burn (former mayor), Mike Flannery
Publish Company: 
Channel 2 News
Language: 
English
Medium: 
Video
Year: 
1983

Inauguration Address of Harold Washington, Chicago's 42nd Mayor (content of speech available at: http://www.chipublib.org/cplbooksmovies/cplarchive/mayors/washington_ina...)

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1


Stare in the Darkness

Author
First Name: 
Lester K.
Last Name: 
Spence
Subtitle: 
The Limits of Hip-hop and Black Politics
Publish City: 
Minneapolis
Publish Company: 
University of Minnesota Press
ISSN/ISBN: 
816669880
Language: 
English
Medium: 
Textual
Year: 
2011

Rap's critique of police brutality in the 1980s. The Hip Hop Political Convention. The rise (and fall) of Kwame Kilpatrick, the "hip-hop mayor" of Detroit. Barack Obama echoing the body language of Jay-Z on the campaign trail. A growing number of black activists and artists claim that rap and hip-hop are the basis of an influential new urban social movement.

Pages: 
245
Amazon url: 
http://www.amazon.com/Stare-Darkness-Limits-Hip-hop-Politics/dp/0816669880
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1


Slingshot Hip Hop

Author
First Name: 
Jackie Reem
Last Name: 
Salloum
Publish City: 
Palestine
Publish Company: 
Fresh Booza Production
ISSN/ISBN: 
2147483647
Language: 
Arabic, English, Hebrew
Medium: 
Video
Year: 
2009

Slingshot Hip Hop weaves together the stories of young Palestnians living in Gaza, the West Bank and inside Israel as they discover Hip Hop and employ it as a tool to surmount divisions imposed by occupation and poverty.

Slingshot Hip Hop
Amazon url: 
http://www.amazon.com/Slingshot-Hip-Jackie-Reem-Salloum/dp/B004NK0GUC/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1334765974&sr=8-1
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1


Novas Perspectivas na Militância Étnico/Racial

Author
First Name: 
Encontro Nacional de Juventude Negra
Collaborators: 
Claudio Thomas, Thais Zimbwe
Publish City: 
Bahia
Publish Company: 
Nacional ENJUNE
Language: 
Portugese
Medium: 
Text & Audio
Month: 
July
Day: 
29
Year: 
2007

Pages: 
94
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1


That's The Joint!

Author
First Name: 
Murray
Last Name: 
Forman
Collaborators: 
Mark Anthony Neal
Subtitle: 
The Hip-Hop Studies Reader
Publish City: 
New York
Publish Company: 
Routledge
ISSN/ISBN: 
415
Language: 
English
Medium: 
Textual

This newly expanded and revised second edition of That's the Joint! brings together the most important and up-to-date hip-hop scholarship in one comprehensive volume.

Pages: 
776
Amazon url: 
http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/0415873266/ref=pd_lpo_k2_dp_sr_1?pf_rd_p=486539851&pf_rd_s=lpo-top-stripe-1&pf_rd_t=201&pf_rd_i=0415969190&pf_rd_m=ATVPDKIKX0DER&pf_rd_r=0V0DF5WM3T6D2ZPZZR9Z
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6


Creative License

Author
First Name: 
Kembrew
Last Name: 
McLeod
Collaborators: 
Peter DiCola
Subtitle: 
The Law and Culture of Digital Sampling
Publish City: 
Durham and London
Publish Company: 
Duke University Press
ISSN/ISBN: 
822348757
Language: 
English
Medium: 
Textual

How did the Depression-era folk-song collector Alan Lomax end up with a songwriting credit on Jay-Z’s song “Takeover”? Why doesn’t Clyde Stubblefield, the primary drummer on James Brown recordings from the late 1960s such as “Funky Drummer” and “Cold Sweat,” get paid for other musicians’ frequent use of the beats he performed on those songs?

Amazon url: 
http://www.amazon.com/Creative-License-Culture-Digital-Sampling/dp/0822348756/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1312399305&sr=1-1
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