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In Explicit Content, Black Artemis, the self-described "unapologetic hip-hop feminist activist," explored the twisting inner world of the music industry. In Picture Me Rollin' it was the poetry of the street and the crimes of the heart. Now, in her latest novel she plunges a female bond agent with a troubling past into the graffiti subculture, where a dangerous and unpredi ...more
Paperback, 336 pages
Published August 1st 2006 by NAL Trade (first published 2006)
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LaShorty140
THIS BOOK IS SO HOT AND SO TRUE....THERE IS ALOT OF SECERTS IN THE STREET THAT THE STREET WILL ALWAYS KEEP...
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Sep 19, 2009 wordLife rated it really liked it
Recommends it for: hip hop lovers, young adults,
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i had gotten about half way through this book when i lost it. it was a library book too :(

Update (9/2009): I finally bought this book after having lost it at the library, and just like every other Black Artemis book, it doesn't fail to impress. Only Artemis can make the world of graffiti seem interesting and intriguing while hipping you to the history of the art form as well. And just like with Picture Me Rollin and Explicit Content, she hones in on themes and topics that affect urban America -
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Sofa Quintero is the author of several novels and short stories that cross genres. Born into a working-class Puerto Rican-Dominican family in the Bronx., the self-proclaimed Ivy League homegirl earned a BA in history-sociology from Columbia University in 1990 and her MPA from the university's School of International and Public Affairs in 1992. After years of working on a range of policy issues fro ...more
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