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Fordham Conversations: She Ratchet

by Robin Shannon, Alen Kanlic
Aimme Cox and Julianny Gomez mashup

Photos courtesy of Aimme Cox and Julianny Gomez. Edit by Alen Kanlic

How disparaging names culturally affect African Americans

 A discussion with Fordham University’s  Julianny Gomez and Dr. Aimee Cox about the term “Ratchet.” 

Julianny Gomez discusses how the term "Ratchet" has been adopted as a way for young African Americans to police, embarrass and degrade one another. Dr. Aimee Cox examines how historically disparaging names have culturally affected African Americans.



She Ratchet Interview



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