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African African American Studies (AAFS) is an innovative multidisciplinary program in the College of Liberal Arts at Wright State University offering both a major and minor, in addition to related certificates. 

Course: Hip Hop America - AFS 3990

Hip Hop America

From African American value systems and mainstream culture to attitudes towards consumerism and ethics, Hip Hop has had a widespread influence on the shape of our society. Investigate the systemic social, cultural, and economic effects of Hip Hop entertainment while also discovering the historical and psychological forces that led to the creation, growth, and current cultural status of the genre. The course will be taught by instructor John Rogers during summer 2015 B Term. For further information please see the course listing for AFS 3990-B01 or email John Rogers at john.rogers@wright.edu

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