Interspersed with performances at the Louder Than a Bomb hip hop poetry festival, author and activist Kevin Coval describes the importance of art in changing the world. He traces the history of the hip hop movement back to the 1960s educational failure in the South Bronx. Coval also explains how art empowers youth to see their lives as important and to remake the world.
- Type of Content: In Practice
- Title: Hip Hop as a Tool of Social Justice
- Publisher: SAGE Publications, Ltd.
- Publication year: 2017
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- Discipline: Sociology
- Subject: Social Justice, Public Opinion, Social Change & Modernization (general)
- Duration: 00:30:49
- Keywords: agency and empowerment, art, art programs, awareness, borders and boundaries, civic engagement and diversity, class struggle, community building, community organizing, competitions (contests), creativity and innovation, criminalization, cultural change, disenfranchisement, egalitarianism, freedom of assembly, hip hop and education, identity, inclusion, language and power, legacy, life experiences, listening, literature (humanities), loitering, performance, personal narratives, poetry and politics, Puerto Ricans, race, racial discrimination, racial identity, racial segregation, School closing, School-to-prison pipeline, Self-esteem, September 11 attacks, Slam poetry, Social justice, Story telling, Strategies for change, Subject and subjectivity, underfunding, voice and visibility, white privilege, workforce development, working class, young people, youth culture and hip hop, youth leadership
South Bronx, New York
Practitioner: Kevin CovalOnline ISBN:9781526420398Copyright: © SAGE Publications Ltd, 2017