Ladies first: the role of women in hip-hop

RTM's Julie Chang Schulman and Mako Fitts from Seattle Unversity will speak on hip-hop activism at the Pacific Sociological Association's annual conference in Oakland, March 29-April 1. Their panel is entitled Ladies First: The Role of Women in Hip-Hop. The entire lineup:

Stephanie D. Sears (USF): Lil Mamas Dance: The Negotiation of Girlhood in Hip Hop Culture
J. Ayo Alabi (UCI): Rethinking the Political: Objectification & Activism
Mako Fitts (Seattle University) & Julie Chang Schulman Reclaim the Media, 206 Zulu): 'Doin It For the Love': Urban Arts & Activism in Seattle's Hip-Hope Communities

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