No Disrespect by Sister Souljah

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Rapper, activist, and hip-hop rebel, Sister Souljah possesses the most passionate and articulate voice to emerge from the projects. Now she uses that voice to deliver what is at once a fiercely candid autobiography and a survival manual for any African American woman determined to keep her heart open and her integrity intact in 1990s America.


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Sister Souljah was born in 1964 in New York City. A graduate of Rutgers University, she attended Cornell University's advanced placement summer program and Spain's University of Salamanca study-abroad program. Sister Souljah is best known for her work as a political activist and educator of underclass urban youth. In the mid-1980s, she founded, in cooperation with the United Church of Christ, the African Youth Survival Camp, located in Enfield, North Carolina for children of homeless families. In 1992, her rap album, 360 Degrees Power, and video, Slavery's Back in Effect, catapulted her to national attention. Her first book, No Disrespect, was published in 1994.
 
Published December 27, 1994 by Crown. 360 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Political & Social Sciences, Children's Books. Non-fiction

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With moist panties and a body that wanted to be touched...I argued that most African students were confronted by the same problems.'' Souljah's political beliefs frequently become little more than sidelines to her accounts of failed romances--indignant stories of a strong, single, sexy black hero...

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Those seeking tales of Souljah's rap career-or the controversy in which candidate Bill Clinton condemned her statements about the Los Angeles riots-must look elsewhere. This is a memoir of the author'

Nov 28 1994 | Read Full Review of No Disrespect

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Controversial hip-hop artist Souljah presents a memoir of growing up in the Bronx projects and offers broader views on the state of Afro-American life in America. (Feb.)

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Controversial hip-hop artist Souljah presents a memoir of growing up in the Bronx projects and offers broader views on the state of Afro-American life in America. (Feb.)

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Those seeking tales of Souljah's rap career-or the controversy in which candidate Bill Clinton condemned her statements about the Los Angeles riots-must look elsewhere.

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Controversial hip-hop artist Souljah presents a memoir of growing up in the Bronx projects and offers broader views on the state of Afro-American life in America.

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