Posted on June 12, 2012 with 31 notes.
Tagged with bell hooks, black men, black manhood, black masculinity, black feminist, womanist, womanism, hip hop, rap, hip-hop, .
      Patriarchal hip-hop ushered in a world where black males could declare that they were “keeping it real” when what they were doing was taking the dead patriarchal protest of the black power movement and re-articulating it in forms that though entertaining, had for the most part no transformative power, no ability to intervene on politics of domination, and turn the real lives of black men around.

— bell hooks, We Real Cool, p. 151

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