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What is the social problem discussed in Commencement Day by the Blue Scholars?

Early school dropouts.

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What is the social problem discussed in Shrinking Women by Lily Myers?

Gender inequality.

3

Idea discussed in Shrinking Women:

- Men grow out while women grow in.
- Men expand, women shrink.
- Nuances, nuanced idea of bodies.
- Shrinkage of physical body, space, mother as a person, self as person.

4

What is the social problem discussed in Mr. Wendal by Arrested Development?

Poverty, homelessness.

5

What is the social problem discussed in AbOriginal by Frank Waln?

Racism. Also talks about resistance to racism.

6

What is the social problem discussed in Beneath the Skin by Memphis May Fire?

Bullying.

7

What is the social problem discussed in Waking Up Naked by Michael Lee?

Alcohol abuse.

8

What is the social problem discussed in Homelessness / Real Talk by the Horseshoe Gang?

Youth homelessness.

9

What is discussed in Homelessness / Real Talk by the Horseshoe Gang?

- Growing up homeless.
- Connected to poverty, violence, structural factors.

10

What is discussed in Get By by Taleb Kweli?

- Poverty is the social problem.
- Father is law professor and mother is academic at university.
- Left university.

11

What is the social problem discussed in What It Feels Like To Be Transgender by Lee Mokobe?

Identity and transphobia.

12

What is the social problem discussed in Little Lady by Ed Sheeran?

Prostitution and human trafficking.

13

What is the social problem discussed in Otherside by Macklemore?

Drug abuse.

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What is the social problem discussed in Dear Straight People by Denice Frohman?

Gender discrimination.

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What is the social problem discussed in Mr. Nigga by Mos Def?

Racism.