HIP-HOP JUSTICE: Can Hip Hop Curb Inner-City Crime? (VIDEO)

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The influence of hip-hop on American culture is undeniable, but can hip-hop help curb inner-city crime and build trust among African-Americans and the police? Paul Butler thinks so.

Butler is the author of Let’s Get Free: A Hip-Hop Theory of Justice and a professor of law at George Washington University.

During this discussion, Butler makes a very profound statement about incarcerated African-Americans. There are more African-Americans in prison now than there were slaves in 1850.

What role do you think Hip-Hop can play in reducing crime and violence in African-American communities?

WATCH: Roland Martin and Paul Butler discuss Hip-Hop, inner-city crime and justice.

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