Hip Hop’s hold on young black women

A professor of African American and Diaspora Studies and French at Vanderbilt University, T. Denean Sharpley-Whiting will deliver a lecture related to her award-winning book Pimps Up, Ho’s Down: Hip Hop’s Hold on Young Black Women on Mar. 15 at 7: 30 p.m. in McGuinn 121. According to the publisher, Sharpley-Whiting, a feminist writer and a member of the hip hop generation, examines the complexities of young black women’s engagement with a culture that is masculinist, misogynistic, and frequently mystifying. Sponsor: Women’s and Gender Studies Program.
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