Today's genre of rap music devalues women and the videos promote stereotypical images of blacks to other ethnicities near and far. It is happening and not talking about it doesn't make it go away. I see many, many positive large and small representations of masculinity, by black men in particular, in my neighborhood: serving as crossing guards, making and performing in independent films, flagging down a bus for an approaching senior citizen, seeking help to improve their abilities as students.
But that's ok, because someone is making a lot of money, right? Although their surroundings are not ideal for raising children, they have not suffered because of their surroundings. One theory I've had for the record companies' push to hip-hop is the fast turnover rate.
I was especially disturbed by the mysogony in Hip Hop and its effects on many impressionable young people to encourage them to treat women as sex objects instead of as human beings. Jazz Latin New Age. Across th St.
Hurt's credit, his recently raised consciousness was shared through his film making. May that day soon come! It was a fantastic film and it means a great deal to me to see a man discussing masculinity and it's relationship to gendered violence in this way, particularly its role within a huge cultural venue like hip-hop.
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I thank you for the opportunity to comment on your program. This mostly came about due to my upbringing and speech. It is certainly worthy of increased airplay, possibly required watching for high school and college audiences. One Big up to Chuck D man.
If only it was worth listening to.