Hip-Hop Activism in the Obama Era

Interviews and Essays
Book Informations: 
Apr 24, 2011 Paperback ISBN-13: 978-0-88378-308-5 Price $14.95 Published by Bakari Kitwana
Book Description: 
Kitwana, author of the best-selling The Hip-Hop Generation, sits down with leadership of the five major national hip-hop organizations, a larger part of the force that is driving the innovative marriage between hip-hop and civic engagement—The League of Young Voters, The Hip-Hop Congress, The National Hip-Hop Political Convention, The Hip-Hop Caucus and The Hip-Hop Summit Action Network. Hip Hop Activism in the Obama Era is a collection of interviews with activists and political organizers at the forefront of increasing youth involvement in electoral politics.