Black Culture Appropriation: Asian Hip-Hop

Problem/Solution Research Essay

  • Research Essay:

Write an essay that uses outside sources to support a claim that proposes a solution to an identified problem.

Topic: Your topic can be related to immigration, immigration policy, portrayal of immigrant life, hybrid identities, discrimination/racism, in any context, diaspora, or anything else we’ve discussed so far in class. You are also welcome to select another topic. Your thesis must have to do with something “outside” the class – a topic you read about in a newspaper, an issue you’ve been thinking about for a long time, etc. The materials we’ve read and viewed in class can be used as support.

Length: This essay must be 4-5 pages in length.

Content: Your essay must include the following:

A clear thesis that proposes a problem and a solution

A total of 5 researched sources

A refutation of an opposing argument

MLA format for in-text citations

A Works Cited page

A conclusion that states the significance of your argument. What should your reader do or think differently going forward?

Required Format: MLA format heading, Typed, double-spaced, Times New Roman 12-point font, One-inch margins on all sides, Works Cited Page

(I already finished my introduction and outline. You just need to follow the out line and finish the paper.)

There are some website you can look for resources, find more if you need.

http://affinitymagazine.us/2016/08/07/east-asians-chill-with-the-black-cultural-appropriation/

http://www.millennialinflux.com/east-asian-rap-appropriation-color-blindness-representation/

http://www.millennialinflux.com/east-asian-rap-app…

http://time.com/5112061/china-hip-hop-ban-tattoos-television/

https://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-censorship-hiphop/china-takes-aim-at-hip-hop-saying-low-taste-content-must-stop-idUSKBN1FB139