Arts, sciences and humanities build healthier, more livable, vital communities. They are essential to a strong education system. They contribute enormously to our economy.
We speak with award-winning journalist CORA DANIELS about big money, the music business and “gangsta rap”. Daniels exposes the role of corporate America in creating and profiting from the “ghetto persona” that “demeans women, devalues education, celebrates the worst African American stereotypes, and contributes to the destruction of civil peace.” Her book is GHETTO NATION: A JOURNEY INTO THE LAND OF BLING AND THE HOME OF THE SHAMELESS.