Summer reading dept.
Tricia Rose Gets Real:
A divine convergence of deep context, historical backup and street cred.
"Tricia Rose is an author, a hip-hop scholar, a feminist and a prof at UCSC, but more importantly, she cuts to the chase on MTV charades, sexism and the 'unfettered whiteness' of being ... "
Sure, she wrote some books, but read what she has to say here about willful ignorance.