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EllisonReport: #HipHopandPolitics; Sports, Race, Film ... and Politics, too

Black Hollywood, by Kimberly Fain.
Black Hollywood, by Kimberly Fain.

The Ellison Report is a weekly journal of policy, politics, and the people.

PART I - Nate Marshall, Wabash College and @BreakBeatPoets, offers thoughts on the intersection of hip hop and politics this election cycle. What is influencing what?

PART II - Tyler Tynes, SB Nation, in a discussion about whether the National Anthem controversy impacts electoral outcomes and how much it's shaped political and social discourse. But what's the next step?

PART III - Kimberly Fain, author of "Black Hollywood," ponders some of the smartest and socio-politically relevant Black-issue driven films, series and shows such as Luke Cage and Queen Sugar. Why is it important in these times to have textualized Black characters?