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by M.C. K~Swift (Universal Zulu Nation/ New Rap Order) -

 - This is About the Black Ghettoes of the USA - 

  I'm writing this in the wake of the murder of Chicago rapper, Joseph Coleman aka Lil Jo Jo. I'm not going to go into the details of his murder, nor the circumstances surrounding it too much. I will say that there is an important intersection between youth (gang related) violence and the hyper-masculine values set that contemporary rap music underscores. As a Hip-Hop educator who works prima

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