By Bakari Kitwana

Our nationwide dialog approximately race is ludicrously old-fashioned. Hip hop is the foremost to realizing how issues are altering. In a provocative booklet that would entice hip-hoppers either black and white and their mom and dad, Bakari Kitwana deftly teases aside the tradition of hip-hop to light up how race is being lived by means of younger americans. Why White little ones Love Hip Hop addresses uncomfortable truths approximately America's point of convenience with black humans, difficult preconceived notions of race. With this courageous journey de strength, Bakari Kitwana takes his position along the best African-American intellectuals of the earlier decades.

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