History is a groove according to hip-hop scholar A.D. Carson. But when the soundtrack of Black grief continues to be remixed and sampled without meaningful change, Black folks are forced to compare this current hell to the last one.
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A.D. Carson is a an award-winning performance artist, writer, and educator from Decatur, Illinois. He received a PhD from Clemson University in Rhetorics, Communication, and Information Design. His work focuses on race, literature, history, and rhetorical performances through hip-hop, particularly rap music and spoken word poetry. He is currently assistant professor of Hip-Hop in the Department of Music at the University of Virginia.
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