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When Chickenheads Come Home to Roost---My Life as a Hip-Hop Feminist

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 18, 2011

    A MUST READ

    This is one of my favorite books!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 29, 2008

    Joan keeps it real

    I found myself thinking she was a friend from around the way who said everything I have been dying to say!! I can't wait for another good read from her. Joan really lays it out on how the African American community is when it comes to women and men.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 14, 2005

    Thought Provoking

    I really enjoyed this book. It really outlines the state of mind for the hip-hop generation. It also really speaks to African American women about our issues. It was an easy read,I couldn't put it down, I finished it in one day! I run a teenage girl's program so we will be using this book as one of our book studies. I was very impressed with the guide questions at the back of the book as well. I would definitly read this book again!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 10, 2001

    She really breaks it down

    Women, men, and younger generation in the hip-hop world needs to read this REALIST perspective about all the questions and concerns you might have and felt about hip-hop music. It's very introspective, and she goes to all the places we've been to in our minds as a person involved in hip-hop culture. It's poetic, creative, and clear, and should be read by everyone so that we can better understand ourselves. It's therapeutic, and it opens up your mind. Read it and you'll see!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 1, 2001

    She tells it like it is

    I picked it up because it looked interesting. It ended up being the best book I had read in a long time. I could relate far too well as a single, educated, professional black woman struggling with relationships.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 2, 2000

    The queen has spoken

    I love this book. Joan is the next Nikki Giovanni. Joan is absolutely truthful about the state of young black america, and the old black america who raised them and what problems they need to confront in order to relate to each other better in terms of family, community, and relationships, and remedies to these problems in order to move ahead. This is not a politically correct book yet her words are so eloquenlty written even the most nerdiest type of person would appreciate this hip hop feminist message. I think this literary work of art should be a required reading at all historically black universities.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 20, 2000

    GREAT

    I love this book.I realy connected with almost everything that Joan wrote about. I think that any black woman or man with a heart beat should read this!!!!!!

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