Imani Perry is a professor of African-American Studies at Princeton University. Her scholarly books include "Prophets of the Hood: Politics and Poetics in Hip Hop" and "More Beautiful and More Terrible: The Embrace and Transcendence of Racial Inequality in the United States." This interview is edited and produced with music and other features in the On Being episode "Imani Perry — The Fabric of Our Identity." Find more at onbeing.org.
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