Contemporary Culture: Subcultures
Today's youth culture is not just one distinct culture, but it is made up of many subcultures, some of which are identifiable by race and/or musical tastes. Click on the following links for articles dealing with various subcultures. For additional information on this topic, please check our news, links, and reading list pages.
Ghost Ride the Whip - Learn about this dangerous teen driving trend and the subculture from which it emerges
Hip-hop 101 - It's not a passing fad, by guest writer Luke Bobo
Hip-Hop Heaven - What is Hip-Hop?
Freaking Out on the Dance Floor - What you need to know about "freak dancing" - it's more than just "dirty dancing"
Platinum: a UPN Television Drama about Hip-Hop - a television drama that takes viewers inside the Hip-Hop culture