American Black Journal

Dr. Hasan Jeffries on hip hop’s history, political messages

Clip: Season 51 Episode 4 | 12m 30s | Video has closed captioning.

Hip hop turns 50 this year. To celebrate, “American Black Journal” host Stephen Henderson talks with The Ohio State University Associate Professor of History Dr. Hasan Jeffries about his participation in the PBS “Fight the Power: How Hip Hop Changed the World” documentary, executive produced by Chuck D of Public Enemy, and the history of hip hop’s political messages.

Aired: 01/24/23

Rating: NR

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American Black Journal is a local public television program presented by DPTV.