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Material witness : race, identity and the politics of gangsta rap

Author: Michael Eric Dyson; Sut Jhally; Media Education Foundation.
Publisher: Northampton, MA : The Media Education Foundation, 1995.
Series: Race & diversity series.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Dyson talks about the important issues of essentialism and notions of identity within the context of race, and discusses hip hop culture and the conflicts around gangsta rap.
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Genre/Form: Documentary films
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Eric Dyson; Sut Jhally; Media Education Foundation.
OCLC Number: 33469584
Credits: Executive producer, director, editor, Sut Jhalley
Performer(s): Michael Eric Dyson.
Description: 1 videocassette (42 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
Contents: Living with difference --
The denial of race --
Race and language --
Black essentialism as defense --
American hybridity --
Complexity of black identity --
An American mix: DuBois & the classics --
Hip-hop culture as material witness to urban neglect --
Representin' the afflicteds' story --
Gangsta rap and the market --
The burden of the race artist --
A limited choice: purity or stereotype --
A wrong response: the elders react --
Towards a politics of anti-essentialism.
Series Title: Race & diversity series.
Responsibility: Michael Eric Dyson.

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Dyson talks about the important issues of essentialism and notions of identity within the context of race, and discusses hip hop culture and the conflicts around gangsta rap.

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