The Educated Rapper

26 08 2009

Rapper, mother and now Dr. Roxanne Shante recently completed her PhD from Cornell.

“This is a story that needs to be told,” Shante said. “I’m an example that you can be a teenage mom, come from the projects, and be raised by a single parent, and you can still come out of it a doctor.”

My favorite Roxanne Shante line: “You think you are God, but you do eat lard.” VB

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