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General Forum Thread Highlight: "Sometimes I Wonder..."

Posted by - 10:51 AM on 05/29/14
There's an interesting thread and discussion taking place in the General Forum about the idea that when there is violence in the black community hip-hop is blamed, so should pop-punk and/or metal, and the ideas they propagate, also be blamed when misogyny shows up?
The cultural make-up of, say, pop-punk contributes to the misogyny of the overall culture, in which women are objects and the man is the nice guy, who, by virtue of being the nice guy, deserves the woman in the end, Whenever there's violence in the black community, the media looks to hip-hop as something which fuels the violence. Similarly, when looking at the Isla Vist violence, is pop-punk the musical reflection of white,male privilege, insofar as it manifests in songs about strangling women, women being undeserving, women as something which one gets
 
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