Jabari Mahiri



Street Scripts: African American Youth Writing about Crime and Violence

Young black men are the victims of the most vivid stereotype of dangerous criminals. Jabari Mahiri presents sensitive, angry writings by black young men and women that express the pain in their lives and serve as a tool to help them survive.

African American youth; films, documentary; high school students; rap music; violence; writing

Citation: Social Justice Vol. 24, No. 4 (1997): 56-76