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Faith, Race, and Hip-Hop at Harvard | An Interview with Obasi Shaw

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Faith, Race, and Hip-Hop at Harvard | An Interview with Obasi Shaw

May 24, 2017
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Obasi Shaw has recently hit the news as the first Harvard student to submit a rap album as his senior thesis. The album, entitled "Liminal Minds," represents a coming together of Obasi's interests, ranging from Chaucer, to hip-hop, to the pursuit of racial justice. But the key theme that connects all his thoughts and experiences is his passion for Jesus and for applying the gospel of the crucified God to the murky complexities of human life. In this interview, Obasi explores the album in relation to his faith.

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