PODCAST & VIDEO
Chris Hedges speaks with author and associate professor, Erik Nielson, about the criminalization of rap. Erik Nielson and Andrea L. Dennis co-authored ‘Rap on Trial – Race, Lyrics, and Guilt in America.’ The groundbreaking expose shows how for over three decades the criminal justice system has used rap lyrics to justify the arrest, prosecution and incarceration of increasing numbers of artistic young men of color.
By Chris Hedges
Published on On Contact RT, Mar 22, 2020