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The Hip Hop Generation: Young Blacks and the Crisis in African American Culture

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Book Description
Bakari Kitwana, a former editor at The Source, identifies blacks born between 1965 and 1984 as belonging to the "hip-hop generation" a term he uses interchangeably with black youth culture ("Generation X" applies mainly to whites, he says). He calls hip-hop "arguably the single most significant achievement of our generation," yet blames it for causing much damage to black youth by perpetuatin... More
Book Information
PublisherBasic Civitas Books
BindingPaperback (4 editions)
Reading LevelUncategorized
# of Pages256
Publication Date04/2003
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About Bakari Kitwana (Author) : Bakari Kitwana is a published author. Some of the published credits of Bakari Kitwana include Why White Kids Love Hip-Hop: Wankstas, Wiggers, Wannabes, And the New Reality of Race in America, Why Whit... more
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