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From Voiceless to Victorious

Street Sounds and Social Skills for Gang-Involved Urban Youth
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Part of the Constructing Knowledge: Curriculum Studies in Action book series (CKCS)

Abstract

As noted in this book’s introduction, Rap music and its related Hip-Hop culture have historically functioned as a “voice of the voiceless” for urban youth, especially its oppressed ethnic minority segments. Rap music’s initial entry into mainstream society through the accessible and amusing “Rapper’s Delight” (1979) was soon followed by the stark and sobering “The Message” (1982).

Keywords

Critical Thinking Positive Youth Development Gang Member Critical Consciousness Youth Violence 
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