Black History: Special Delivery!!
“To be a woman who loves hip hop at times is to be in love with your abuser. Because the music was and is that. And yet the culture is ours.” -Ava Duvernay
Ava Duvernay, Director of the movie Selma shares a powerful reflection on Twitter regarding Hip Hop music and its depiction of misogyny toward women! Interesting to note that she, in general spoke very favorably regarding the movie. Almost seems like a paradox. It is sad to think/know that depicting women in a derogatory manner is so engrained that it is now viewed as almost a cultural norm; that is a multi-billion dollar industry.
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