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Revolutionary Love, Revolutionary Courage and Revolutionary Joy

The roots of rap music can be found in numerous locations and one them is definitely in the church: that pastor-on-the-pulpit style of oration that is found in so many churches rooted in the African American community has the rhythm, cadence, rhyme and style of so many Hip Hop freestyles. Dr. Cornel West takes that style and spits so much knowledge in this recent speech made on the 30 year anniversary of Mumia Abu Jamal‘s incarceration.

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