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“.A WOMYN OF COLOR’S RESPONSE TO FAITH, FEMINISM AND HIP HOP.”

From: Dred-Scott Keyes
Length: 54:15

IN IT’S THIRD ANNUAL INTERNATIONAL WORKING WOMEN;S DAY PROGRAM, CASA ATABEX ACHE & MOMMAS HIP HOP KITCHEN PRESENT “.A WOMYN OF COLOR’S RESPONSE TO FAITH, FEMINISM AND HIP HOP.” Read the full description.

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THE SOUTH BRONX IS THE BIRTHPLACE OF HIP HOP, AND THE POOREST CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT IN THE NATION WHERE NEGATIVE STATISTICS ON WOMEN ARE STAGGERING. THE SOUTH BRONX IS ALSO A COMMUNITY FILLED WITH CHURCHES, BOTANICAS FULL OF SPIRITUAL ELEMENTS, UNDERCOVER CURANDERAS OR HEALERS THAT CONSTANTLY PROVIDE IMAGES THAT REFLECT THEIR RACIAL AND CULTURAL HERITAGE. FOR GENERATIONS, IMMIGRANT FAMILIES TAP INTO MUSIC AND ART IN ORDER TO STAY ROOTED TO THEIR HOMELANDS AND SURVIVE THEIR DISPLACEMENT. BEHIND CLOSED DOORS, FAMILIES KEEP PRAYING TO THEIR ANCESTORS, DEITIES AND SAINTS. IN IT’S THIRD ANNUAL INTERNATIONAL WORKING WOMEN;S DAY PROGRAM, CASA ATABEX ACHE & MOMMAS HIP HOP KITCHEN PRESENT “.A WOMYN OF COLOR’S RESPONSE TO FAITH, FEMINISM AND HIP HOP.” PRODUCER DRED SCOTT KEYES  PRESENTS EXCERPTS FROM THE EVENT, HELD AT HOSTOS COMMUNITY COLLEGE IN THE SOUTH BRONX.

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THE SOUTH BRONX IS THE BIRTHPLACE OF HIP HOP, AND THE POOREST CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT IN THE NATION WHERE NEGATIVE STATISTICS ON WOMEN ARE STAGGERING. THE SOUTH BRONX IS ALSO A COMMUNITY FILLED WITH CHURCHES, BOTANICAS FULL OF SPIRITUAL ELEMENTS, UNDERCOVER CURANDERAS OR HEALERS THAT CONSTANTLY PROVIDE IMAGES THAT REFLECT THEIR RACIAL AND CULTURAL HERITAGE. FOR GENERATIONS, IMMIGRANT FAMILIES TAP INTO MUSIC AND ART IN ORDER TO STAY ROOTED TO THEIR HOMELANDS AND SURVIVE THEIR DISPLACEMENT. BEHIND CLOSED DOORS, FAMILIES KEEP PRAYING TO THEIR ANCESTORS, DEITIES AND SAINTS. IN IT’S THIRD ANNUAL INTERNATIONAL WORKING WOMEN;S DAY PROGRAM, CASA ATABEX ACHE & MOMMAS HIP HOP KITCHEN PRESENT “.A WOMYN OF COLOR’S RESPONSE TO FAITH, FEMINISM AND HIP HOP.” PRODUCER DRED SCOTT KEYES  PRESENTS EXCERPTS FROM THE EVENT, HELD AT HOSTOS COMMUNITY COLLEGE IN THE SOUTH BRONX.

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Question?

I thought this peice was amazing!
Who is the first woman to perform? I didn't hear her name announced, she was my favorite.

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killer piece

engaging, exciting and well put together. really love it.
rhythmic. the spoken word is amazing! thank you for your piece.