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“We Do it for the People”

Spoken Word Poets and Hip-Hop Artists as Agents of Social Change
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Abstract

Bronx-born, nurtured from the urban locales of young Black and Latino citizens, and fed up with the frustration of injustice, Hip Hop was born in the mid-1970s (see Chang 2005, Forman & Neal 2011, Rose 1994). As a method of cultural production and as an art form, Hip Hop has received the support and criticism of everyone from academics to audience members.

Keywords

Social Justice Black Masculinity Audience Member Oppressed Group Social Change Agent 
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