Young, Black, Rich, and Famous: The Rise of the Nba, the Hip Hop Invasion, and the Transformation of American Culture

Todd Boyd (Author) Todd Boyd (Introduction by)
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Product Details

Price
$18.95  $17.43
Publisher
Bison Books
Publish Date
March 01, 2008
Pages
184
Dimensions
6.01 X 9.14 X 0.46 inches | 0.65 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780803216754

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About the Author

Todd Boyd is the Katherine and Frank Price Endowed Chair for the Study of Race and Popular Culture and professor of critical studies in the University of Southern California, School of Cinematic Arts. He is also a media commentator and author whose six books include The Notorious PhD's Guide to the Super Fly '70s, The New H.N.I.C., and Am I Black Enough For You?

Reviews

"A powerful and provocative history of modern basketball and how issues of race, class and popular culture have played out both on and off the basketball court."--Publishers Weekly--Publishers Weekly
"An insightful look at how African American basketball players and rappers have gone from being reviled by mainstream audiences to being imitated around the world."--Essence--Essence
"Boyd effortlessly threads the past thirty years of basketball culture, the cost of being outspoken, and the pressures of a power structure and media glare that both cheers and reviles."--Upscale--Upscale