Hip-Hop Feminism and the Angry Black Woman

by Jelisa S. Clark

This video explores hip-hop feminism as a tool to promote social justice, specifically regarding Black women who are often stereotyped as angry. I discuss the social, political, and historical context surrounding this stereotype and identify, define, and apply hip-hop feminism as a tool to resist and challenge it.


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Dr. Jelisa S. Clark is an assistant professor of sociology at Fayetteville State University. Her research and teaching are focused on the education and well-being of Black youth, with an emphasis on anti-Blackness at the intersection of race and gender. She is committed to understanding and contributing to Black humanity and liberation.