Title

“I Do Not Need Help to Define Myself” The Self-Location of Somali Immigrant Youth through Discourse and Agency

Document Type

Contribution to Book

Publication Date

2014

Publication Title

See You at the Crossroads: Hip Hop Scholarship at the Intersections: Dialectical Harmony, Ethics, Aesthetics, and Panoply of Voices

DOI

https://doi.org/10.1007/978-94-6209-674-5_7

ISBN

978-94-6209-674-5

Abstract

As she struggled to take the larger than average step up to the makeshift stage causing her skirt to rise off the floor, the eyes were upon her. As she collected herself and looked at the familiar faces in the brightly colored room, the eyes were upon her. Poem in hand, she prepared to speak.

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