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A Conversation with Sheri Sher, Hip Hop Pioneer and Author of Mercedes Ladies

Thursday, April 7, 2016 at 6:00pm

Africana Studies and Research Center, Mulitpurpose Room
310 Triphammer Rd, Ithaca, NY 14850, USA

Sheri Sher is a founding member of The Mercedes Ladies, the first all-female MC and DJ crew in the history of hip hop. She and the group have been featured on BBC television as well as in magazines such as VIBE, VIBE Vixen, Stress, and The Source, and books including All About Hip Hop, Volumes I & II by David Toupe and Yes Yes Ya'll by Charlie Ahearn. The group received the Hip Hop Heritage award from icast.com in October 2000. Sheri has also worked in the psychiatry and criminal justice fields, and she frequently speaks to young women about self-empowerment. She lives in Harlem U.S.A.

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Event Type

Lecture

Departments

Africana Studies and Research Center, American Studies Program

Tags

cascal, africal

Hashtag

#SheriSher

Contact E-Mail

trevalevine@cornell.edu

Contact Name

Treva Levine

Contact Phone

607-255-4625

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Public