Stanley Crouch talked about black popular culture. He considers the debilitating social effects of low intellectual aspirations and… read more
Stanley Crouch talked about black popular culture. He considers the debilitating social effects of low intellectual aspirations and materialism to be a crisis. Mr. Crouch traced the rise of hoodlums and pimps as role models and their use of the “n-word.” He talked about the influence of the entertainment industry and rap music. After his presentation he responded to audience members' questions.
This program of the Zocalo Public Square Lecture Series, called “Blues for Black America,” was held in the Yosemite Hall at the Center for Healthy Communities of The California Endowment. close
*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.
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