Waiting on Reparations

Waiting on Reparations

Waiting on Reparations is a show about Hip Hop and politics. Hosts Dope Knife, a rapper and visual artist, and Linqua Franqa, hip hop artist and politician, explore the history of public policy and its impacts on Hip Hop life; what Hip Hop culture tells us about our political reality; and the role of Hip Hop in shaping our political future.... Show More
June 17, 2020 52 min

What's in a word? This week, hosts Dope Knife and Linqua Franqa explore definitions of the word 'racism,' and the ways that language inflects our political reality. They speak with 22-year-old Kennedy Mitchum, who recently and successfully petitioned Merriam Webster to change their definition of the term. And they react to an array of songs addressing the topic of racism from LL Cool J to Eminem.

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