Ogbar, Jeffrey



Jeffrey O. G. Ogbar, raised in Los Angeles, earned his BA from Morehouse College and Ph.D. from Indiana University.  An Associate Professor of History at the University of Connecticut, he is author of Black Power: Radical Politics and African American Identity, recipient of a 2005 Choice Outstanding Academic Title, and Hip-Hop Revolution: The Culture and Politics or Rap, winner of the 2008 W.E.B. Du Bois Book Prize from the North East Black Studies Alliance.  He is also Associate Dean for the Humanities in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at the University of Connecticut.

On Rorotoko:

On his book Hip-Hop Revolution: The Culture and Politics of Rap
(Our Cover Feature of September 29, 2009)