9781620973400 hardcover 1620973405 hardcover 9781620973417 electronic book
"A groundbreaking exposé about the alarming use of rap lyrics as criminal evidence to convict and incarcerate young men of color"-- Provided by publisher.
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 175-194) and index.
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Hip Hop : From the margins to the mainstream Rap enters the courtroom Lyrics, stereotypes, and bias What about the First Amendment? Aggressive prosecutors and untrained experts Surveillance, suppression, and the rise of gang units.