My perspective is a lil different 'cus im from Manhattan . Kool Moe
Some of the free lunch programs were still goin' on - based on the last leg of the Black Panther Party.
I can appreciate that on one side, but we have to remember that the system is designed corruptly, and works against us, so you cant convict those who can benefit from the system, because its not neccesarily their fault.
In Manhattan, and its true on some level till this day; its a whole different mentality from the Bronx, Brooklyn and Queens, which I didn't know at the time - because you basically just know your neighborhood.
As far as Hip Hop Manhattan was after the Bronx. Kool Moe