TRGGR Radio – Rosa vs. Rick Ross 3.29.2013

Posted: April 3, 2013 by trggradio in Activism, men, Politics, Prison Indurstrial Complex, Radio, Rosa Clemente

rick_ross_bet_hip-hop_awards_-_h_2012This week Chris and Rec collaborated with TRGGR family Rosa Clemente and Abby Hernándes to critique Rick Ross’s recent lyric that promotes sexual assault. Recognizing this lyric as only one manifestation of a larger culture that is complicit in rape culture, we unpack what Rosa Clemente terms the ‘Rap Industrial Complex’ and call for outspoken accountability from both men and women through media channels and within our communities. While critical media outlets such as TRGGR speak out against pervasive patriarchy, we discuss how to move forward in confronting rape culture before, during and after these individual incidents surface in major media channels.
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