H. Samy Alim Celebrates Hip Hop on its 50th Birthday
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In this episode, Andrew talks to Freedom Moves co-editor H. Samy Alim about hip hop knowledges, pedagogies, and futures.
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H. Samy Alim is the David O. Sears Presidential Endowed Chair in the Social Sciences and Associate Director of the Ralph J. Bunche Center for African American Studies at UCLA, where he directs the Hip Hop Initiative. His books include Neva Again: Hip Hop Art, Activism, and Education in Post-Apartheid South Africa, Roc the Mic Right: The Language of Hip Hop Culture and Culturally Sustaining Pedagogies: Teaching and Learning for Justice in a Changing World.