Da #HipHopEd Rewind: Lyrics | An Act of Expression &/or Confession? w/ @eriknielson

This Tuesday's (7.1.14) #HipHopEd topic was "Lyrics | An Act of Expression &/or Confession?". #HipHopEd's chat was inspired by the recent PBS NewsHour piece, "Rap lyrics used as evidence in criminal cases" (http://www.pbs.org/newshour/bb/rap-lyrics-used-evidence-court/). We were fortunate to have journalist & social justice activist @ErikNielson as our guest. Read More
Timothy Jones @tdj6899

Welcome 2 #HipHopEd Lyrics: An act of expression and or confession w/special guest @ErikNielson

02/07/2014 08:00:57 WIB
Erik Nielson @ErikNielson

Thanks to all the dedicated people behind #HipHopEd for inviting me to be a part of this discussion.

02/07/2014 08:02:11 WIB
Timothy Jones @tdj6899

Among the valid reasons of discussing this tonight, we thought it was timely given how close we are to "Independence Day" #HipHopEd

02/07/2014 08:03:07 WIB
Timothy Jones @tdj6899

@ErikNielson Thank U 4 joining us tonight but U R not new 2 #HipHopEd

02/07/2014 08:03:52 WIB
Erik Nielson @ErikNielson

The judicial (mis)treatment of hip hop culture is having real and significant consequences for young people especially. #HipHopEd

02/07/2014 08:03:53 WIB
Christopher Emdin @chrisemdin

Convicting rappers of crimes based on rap lyrics makes as much sense as convicting actors of crimes based on movie roles #HipHopEd

02/07/2014 08:04:03 WIB
Amil Cook @amilcook

Having Iftar & #HipHopEd it's def great to be with family & friends once again

02/07/2014 08:04:04 WIB
AKAdemic @gjladson

#hiphoped hope people from Pedagogy & Theater of Oppressed join convo.

02/07/2014 08:04:23 WIB
mark @plainblackboy

Every Thurs #thelistening talks about the content of HH albums. Could serve U to know that + things are being done around lyrics. #hiphoped

02/07/2014 08:05:04 WIB
anthony smith @ants012369

"Rap lyrics used as evidence in criminal cases" “@tdj6899: #HipHopEd If you haven't seen PBS piece here's the link pbs.org/newshour/bb/ra…

02/07/2014 08:04:48 WIB
URL PBS NewsHour Rap lyrics used as evidence in criminal cases | PBS NewsHour Based largely on a rap he wrote, and accounts of two witnesses given years after the shooting, rapper Antwain Steward was arrested and charged with double murder. Critics contend rap is a musical art form that should not be taken as evidence of criminal b
Saylove ... @earthsaylove

@ErikNielson Peace, Very good topic. Re: Rap lyrics used as evidence in criminal cases. #HipHopEd

02/07/2014 08:05:29 WIB
Damien Jack @IceColdNoble

So the question tonight is are lyrics an act of expression or confession? #HipHopED

02/07/2014 08:05:54 WIB
Erik Nielson @ErikNielson

@chrisemdin Gets to the heart of it right away. No other fictional genre is treated this way--and we're seeing it all the time. #HipHopEd

02/07/2014 08:05:55 WIB
Travis Gosa @Basedprof

hx again @ErikNielson today's guest in my #hiphoped @Cornell should rap lyrics be used as evidence of crime pbs.org/newshour/bb/ra…

02/07/2014 08:06:06 WIB
AKAdemic @gjladson

#hiphoped also hope folks from Teachers of Color Institute join us...inviting all everywhere I go

02/07/2014 08:06:27 WIB
Erik Nielson @ErikNielson

I am grateful to @newshour for taking a serious look at this and helping make this a national conversation. #HipHopEd.

02/07/2014 08:07:05 WIB
Damien Jack @IceColdNoble

To me, I really don't see what the difference is. I think lyrics can be both an expression AND a confession of feelings! #HipHopEd

02/07/2014 08:07:06 WIB
mark @plainblackboy

I created @lyricallesson as affirmations to highlight lyrics from albums/artists that positively impact me. Let’s build on that. #hiphoped

02/07/2014 08:07:29 WIB
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