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Book Review: Know What I Mean?

June 2, 2011

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Michael Eric Dyson has been touted as an essential bridge between the Hip Hop Generation and their Baby Boomer parents. Dyson recognizes the controversy that hip hop music carries with it, and seeks to clear up some of this controversy or at the very least, creates a space for rational and objective discussion on the […]

Book Review: Death of Innocence

May 26, 2011

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I recently read Death of Innocence by Mamie Till-Mobley and Christopher Benson. Mrs. Mobley is the mother of the murdered by lynching, Emmett Till. This book details the early and all too short years of Emmett’s life from his mother’s perspective. As a mother myself, it was hard to keep reading knowing what happened to […]