Hip Hop, Police Brutality, and Modern Incarceration
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The rise of mass incarceration in Africa and the Americas has put millions of black and indigenous people of color in the prison system. We believe that the stories of struggle against the presence of white freedom should be told and the voices of victims should be heard. To do this, modern musicians are using hip hop as a tool to combat against injustice in the penal system and bring light to the experience of prison-for-profit.
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hip hop, police brutality, incarceration, United States, Brazil, South Africa
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Davis, Taylor; Donaldson, Ava; Etcheson, Tyler; and Johnson, Shayna, "Hip Hop, Police Brutality, and Modern Incarceration" (2021). Spring 2022 Projects. 4.