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Tricia Rose

professor and Chair of Africana studies at Brown University

Tricia Rose appears in the following:

Community Reaction to Bombing Suspects

Tuesday, April 23, 2013

Tricia Rose, professor of Africana Studies and director of the Center for Race and Ethnicity at Brown University, and author of The Hip Hop Wars: What We Talk About When We Talk About Hip Hop-And Why It Matters, and Mohamed El Filali,  executive director of The Islamic Center of Passaic County in Paterson, NJ, discuss the complex reactions when we think and talk about the religion and ethnicity of the Boston bombing suspects.

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Context and a Movie: "Django Unchained"

Friday, January 04, 2013

Quentin Tarantino's "Django Unchained" has sparked conversation and controversy over its use of violence, portayal of slavery, and more. Tricia Rose, professor of Africana Studies at Brown University and author of The Hip Hop Wars: What We Talk About When We Talk About Hip Hop-And Why It Matters, discusses the film with Dana Stevens, Slate's film critic and co-host of Slate's Culture Gabfest, now airing on WNYC. Plus: how "Lincoln" and "Django" treat slavery differently.

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Election 2012: Summing Up

Wednesday, November 07, 2012

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30 Issues: Romney, Obama and Race

Wednesday, October 24, 2012

30 Issues in 30 Days is our election year series on the important issues facing the country this election year. Today: Race as a factor in the election. Visit the 30 Issue home page for all the conversations.

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L.A. Uprising 20 Years Later

Friday, April 27, 2012

Tricia Rose,  professor of Africana Studies at Brown University and author of The Hip Hop Wars: What We Talk About When We Talk About Hip Hop-And Why It Matters, discusses race in America 20 years after the L.A. violence stemming from the Rodney King verdict. Gary Phillipswriter, activist, South Central native, contributor to Dr. Pop, and author of several books, including Violent Spring, his mystery novel set in the aftermath of '92, joins the conversation.

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Remembering Guru, Golden Age Rapper

Wednesday, April 21, 2010

As half of golden age rap group, Gang Starr, Guru was a minimalist rapper whose laid back vocal belied a motivated, socially conscious outlook that inspired a decade of hip-hop. Guru, whose real name was Keith Elam, died Monday at the age of 43, after a drawn-out battle with cancer.

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Harris Wofford Remembers Working with Kennedy

Wednesday, August 26, 2009

People from all over the world are remembering Senator Ted Kennedy, who died early this morning. We're joined by former Senator Harris Wofford (D-Pa), who worked closely with Kennedy over many, many years in the Senate, as well as Tricia Rose, professor and Chair of Africana Studies at Brown University.

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NAACP: Young at Heart?

Monday, July 13, 2009

As the NAACP centennial celebration gets underway in midtown, Tricia Rose, professor of Africana Studies at Brown University, looks at its relevance to the "hip hop generation." She is the author of The Hip Hop Wars: What We Talk About When We Talk About Hip Hop-And Why It Matters.

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Michael Jackson: Black or White

Friday, June 26, 2009

Throughout his career, Michael Jackson had a complex relationship with race. Tricia Rose, professor of Africana Studies at Brown University and author of The Hip Hop Wars: What We Talk About When We Talk About Hip Hop-And Why It Matters, reflects on Jackson's legacy, both musical and social.

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Smart = Cool

Thursday, January 15, 2009

Tricia Rose, professor of Africana Studies at Brown University and author of The Hip Hop Wars: What We Talk About When We Talk About Hip Hop-And Why It Matters, discusses how Barack and Michelle Obama have changed the image of smart cool and Jeffrey Henig, professor of political ...

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Taking Hip Hop Seriously

Friday, December 26, 2008

Tricia Rose, professor of Africana Studies at Brown University and author of The Hip Hop Wars: What We Talk About When We Talk About Hip Hop-And Why It Matters, argues that any discussion about hip hop is also a discussion about race.

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Taking Hip Hop Seriously

Tuesday, December 09, 2008

Tricia Rose, professor of Africana Studies at Brown University and author of The Hip Hop Wars: What We Talk About When We Talk About Hip Hop-And Why It Matters, argues that any discussion about hip hop is also a discussion about race.

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Hip Hop Matters

Tuesday, December 09, 2008

Brown University professor Tricia Rose says arguments over hip hop music are important because they’re often stand-ins for conversations about race. She dissects the controversy in her new book, Hip Hop Wars. Also, office party etiquette.

Politics and Color-Blind Casting

Wednesday, March 05, 2008

Tricia Rose, professor of Africana Studies at Brown University and the author of the forthcoming The Hip Hop Wars: What We Talk About When We Talk About Hip Hop--and Why it Matters (Basic Civitas Books, December 1, 2008), looks at SNL's decision to use a non-black actor to play Barack ...

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Listener Tribute to Martin Luther King, Jr.

Monday, January 21, 2008

Listeners give their one-minute readings on any ethnic group other than their own in honor of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Interspersed with highlights from
Embracing the Radical Martin Luther King, Jr.: Prophetic or Passé?
Hear selections from yesterday's live event at Brooklyn Museum ...

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