Is Hip-Hop Killing Black Youth?

Move That DopeMay 30, 2014 – Segment 2

Our panel of guests discusses an article by author, filmmaker and Coppin State University teacher D. WatkinsHow Glamorizing Drugs Is Killing Black Kids, which considers a connection between youth, Hip Hop, and drug dealing. Watkins joins us, as well as: Michelle Antionette aka LOVE the Poet, poet, performance artist, and musician; Baltimore-based rappers DDm and Dez; and Dante Wilson, CEO and Founder of Reclaiming Our Children and Community Project, Inc.

This segment originally aired March 17, 2014.


Written by Marc Steiner

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