Issue 14

Issue #14
12/2004

Generation Flex
Former Source editor Bakari Kitwana and author of The Hip Hop Generation: Young Blacks and the Crisis in African American Culture, brings an educator’s voice to the dialogue of hip hop and race.
by Thabiti Lewis

Rican Havoc
In five Q&As, hip-hop head and scholar Raquel Rivera, New York Ricans From the Hip Hop Zone, breaks down hip hop in black and brown.
by Ron Kavanaugh

Love and War
Fresh off of America’s jacking–battle seems to even handed a word–we revisit war and the pursuit of freedom

> essay
Truth’s Consequences
by Haki Madhubuti

> essay
Yusef Komunyakaa’s Vietnam War
by Angela Salas, Ph. D.

> dialogue
…with liberty and justice for all
Amiri Baraka chats with Bill O’Reilly

Black Heads
Dr. Todd Boyd, The New H.N.I.C: The Death of Civil Rights and the Reign of Hip Hop, approaches issues with an in-your-face style and speaks with an unsettling
urgency.
by Lee Hubbard

All Praises Due
Writer, dancer, educator, actress, artist, and foremother Camille Yarbrough talks about her life and career.
by DuEwa Frazier

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