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Opinion: Stop encouraging sexual assault of our young Black and Latina girls

February 16, 2012

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February 15th, 2012 Several “hip-hop feminists” voiced their outrage at rapper Too $hort’s recent comments. By Raquel Cepeda, Special to CNN Editor’s Note: Raquel Cepeda is an award-winning journalist, documentary filmmaker and author of the forthcoming book, “i, latina?: My Year of Tripping Through my Ancestral DNA, Running The Fukú Down, and Making Peace with […]

Jay-Z – dropping the word ‘bitch’ doesn’t begin to cover it

January 18, 2012

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The rapper’s vow to stop using one word didn’t impress me. Hip-hop has so much to answer for, not least hostility to women Tricia Rose guardian.co.uk, Tuesday 17 January 2012 Jay-Z has said he would stop using the word ‘bitch’ after he and Beyoncé Knowles had a daughter, Blue Ivy Carter. Photograph: Reuters/Corbis Sean Carter, […]