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Outside of my Moms, this was probably my first contact with any sort of feminism. I wonder if they even called it that then. It's weird watching this, I'd forgotten how much South Africa was on everyone's minds back then. I think the fall of Apartheid changed some of our thinking here in America too. Anti-Apartheid imagry used to be all over hip-hop, from YZ's "Thinking Of A Masterplan," to 3rd Bass's "Gas Face."

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Ta-Nehisi Coates is a national correspondent at The Atlantic, where he writes about culture, politics, and social issues. He is the author of the memoir The Beautiful Struggle.

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