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February 1992

Black Feminism and 2 Live Crew

Responses to Kimberle Crenshaw’s “Beyond Racism and Misogyny” and Mark Zanger’s “The Intelligent Forty-Year-Old’s Guide to Rap Music (Part One)” and more essays in the “Terminal Reading” series by Jay Rosen, George Scialabba, Pat Aufderheide, and Lina Benn. Also: Stanley Fish on why “There’s No Such Thing as Free Speech and It’s a Good Thing Too” and part two of Mark Zanger’s “The Intelligent Forty-Year-Old’s Guide to Rap Music.” Plus fiction, photography reviews, and more.

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