Stephney, Bill
September 1996
New Republic;9/16/96-9/23/96, Vol. 215 Issue 12/13, p11
Expresses the hatred articulated by the hip hop generation against marginalization of African Americans in the U.S. brought about by a welfare system that defines family as a woman with children and a check from the aid to families with dependent children program. Rejection of welfare culture reflected in rap music; Responsibilities for a teenage male when his teenage girlfriend becomes pregnant; Social support system for an unmarried pregnant teenager; Correlation between single parenting and crime.


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