New course studies OutKast

Many thanks to my student Kyara Mejia for writing up my OutKast class in the Spring.


Kyara Mejia, Staff Writer

screen-shot-2016-12-01-at-10-56-33-am Big Boi and Andre 3000 of Outkast (Outkast Facebook)

Hey Ya! Armstrong State University has added a new course to the Spring 2017 class list. “OutKast and the Rise of the Hip-Hop South” will be taught by Dr. Regina Bradley Tuesdays and Thursdays from 11–12:15 p.m.

Dr. Regina Bradley is an Assistant Professor of African American Studies at ASU. Currently, she is teaching Literature and the Humanities, Survey of African American Literature and Black Women Writers.

Bradley believes that educational institutions need more contemporary renderings of the South.

“We’re stuck in outdated approaches and discussions of what is and what isn’t southern. I think it is important for students, both native and non-native southerners, to understand and study how the South has changed in the last 50 years,” she said.

Since OutKastwas the first Southern group to be nationally recognized as a hip-hop group…

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