Music, race, and the White House

Hip-​​hop in Amer­ican cul­ture and its con­nec­tions with Barack Obama’s pres­i­dency set the stage for a thought-​​provoking panel dis­cus­sion with experts in race, music, gender studies, pop cul­ture, and politics.

Rapping an inspirational message

Through Foun­da­tion Year pro­gram, North­eastern instructor Peter Plourde —aka Pro­fessor Lyrical — uses hip-​​hop to engage first-​​year stu­dents in math learning.