“Where My Girls At?”

  title={“Where My Girls At?”},
  author={Rana A. Emerson},
  journal={Gender \& Society},
  pages={115 - 135}
The literature on Black youth culture, especially hip-hop culture, has focused primarily on the experiences of young men, with the experiences of Black girls being all but ignored. However, the recent appearance of Black women performers, songwriters, and producers in Black popular culture has called attention to the ways in which young Black women use popular culture to negotiate social existence and attempt to express independence, self-reliance, and agency. This article is an exploration of… 

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