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Hip Hop Feminists as Cultural Workers

Hip hop feminists use alternative sources of knowledge as power

Poetry, Performance, Role-play, Music, Visual Art
Uses women’s voices, stories, personal experience and testimonials
Honor’s the “I?– “We speak from the self outward?
Hip hop feminists speak through alternative representations of women of color that challenge and subvert racial-sexual stereotypes
Uses identity to name and subvert power imbalance