The Essence of Res(ex)pectability

“In their quest for fame and fortune, these “artists” are co-opting themselves to the highest bidders, creating video environments characterized by crime, greed, lust, addiction and a new brand of male dominance that knocks Black ‘queens’ squarely off of their thrones into a bedrock of promiscuity.”

Zenobia

—Dr. Zenobia L. Hikes, Ed.D. Vice President for Student Affairs and Dean of Students, Spelman College

Spelman College, one of the most famous historically black colleges in the United States,  rallied together in the past to fight for the respect of women in Hip-Hop music.  What will you do to help your college campus ?

To read the full article click the links below:

http://www.superconsciousness.com/topics/society/rally-against-misogynistic-lyrics

http://muse.jhu.edu/journals/meridians/v008/8.1reid-brinkley.html

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