Rachel Raimist, Telecommunication and Film, University of Alabama

Hip Hop Feminism

“Hip Hop Feminist Praxis: Tools, Tactics, and Technologies”

Monday, October 12, 12 noon, 206 Ingraham

“B-Girl Breaks, Broken Hearts and Movement: Building a Home (of Hip Hop Feminism)”

Monday, October 12, 7pm, 1100 Grainger

RACHEL RAIMIST is a filmmaker, scholar, educator, hip-hop feminist, activist, community organizer, and mother. She is most known for her documentary Nobody Knows My Name, about women in hip-hop, and as the Videographer/Editor of the award-winning film Freestyle: The Art of Rhyme.  She is the co-editor of Home Girls Make Some Noise! Hip Hop Feminist Anthology and has written and photographed for The Source, URB, Complex, Remix, and The Amsterdam News.  She earned a Ph.D. in Feminist Studies from the University of Minnesota, and received her B.A. and M.F.A in Film Directing from the UCLA School of Film and Television. She has taught video production, women of color/third wave activism, feminist film studies, digital storytelling, and hip-hop feminism. Currently, she teaches media production in the Department of Telecommunications and Film at the University of Alabama.