Campus Only Senior Thesis
Bachelor of Arts
© 2016 Nike Roman
This thesis analyzes at how Latinx Hip Hop artists from Chicago act as organic intellectuals within their community and how they use their platform as artists to challenge the narratives created by government officials that aim to criminalize their community in an effort to normalize and justify the policing of their neighborhoods.
Roman, Nike, "Eso No es Rap es Vida Real: Latinx Chicago Hip Hop Artists as Organic Intellectuals, Taking Control of the Narratives of their Communities" (2016). Scripps Senior Theses. 854.
This thesis is restricted to the Claremont Colleges current faculty, students, and staff.