Black women have historically played a crucial role in the origins of hip hop, but are often unacknowledged. Learning the rich herstory of hip hop feminism shows what an important role women have played in the past and the future of the genre.
Author: Azmera Hammouri-Davis
Azmera Hammouri-Davis, MTS, aka the Poetic Theorist, is a Black-Palestinian American womanist, poet and spoken word artist, and Africana spirituality practitioner from Kea'au, Hawaii with over a decade experience in teaching and training the Afro-Brazilian martial art of Capoeira. She is a Fulbright creative and performing arts research recipient, founder of the women-led radio show "Break The Boxes Stories," a founding member of theKEEPERSHip Hop Collective, and was the first person offered the inaugural Africana spirituality chaplain role at Tufts University multi-faith chaplaincy. Azmera holds a master of theological studies degree from Harvard Divinity School, and a double bachelors degree in visual and performing arts and social sciences psychology from the University of Southern California (USC). Find her on socials media: @azmerarhymes.