Deeper Than Rap

Deeper Than Rap

[OPINION] Rappers like Chief Keef are merely symptoms of the greater problems plaguing our streets. Dr. L'Heureux Lewis-McCoy takes a look at the deeper issues at hand

R. L'Heureux Lewis-McCoy, PhD

by R. L'Heureux Lewis-McCoy, PhD, September 13, 2012

Deeper Than Rap

Everyone has a role to play as we try to turn around the problems that inner city youth faces.

that Chicago faces, for they are only a canaries in the mine for the rest of the nation.

Dr. R. L'Heureux Lewis-McCoy is an Assistant Professor of Sociology and Black Studies at the City College of New York- CUNY. His work concentrates on race, education and gender. You can follow him on Twitter at @dumilewis or visit his official website.

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