Snoop, Oprah, and the Hypocrisy of Hip Hop

Rap’s ride-or-die ethic shouldn’t benefit only straight black men.

Barack Obama presents Oprah Winfrey with the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 2013 (Official White House photo by Lawrence Jackson)

Oprah Winfrey’s Roaring Twenties are off to a pretty rough start.

Her revival of the Oprah Book Club is already mired in controversy due to a polarizing first choice: American Dirt by Jeanine Cummins. Critics have slammed Winfrey’s explicit endorsement of…