Episode from December 17th 1987 of KRON-TV's hip hop culture series 'Home Turf', with radio personality, producer and activist Dominique DiPrima. Includes segments which: celebrate the 200th year of the Constitution with a hip hop rhyme titled "We The People", which offers "history with a hip hop beat"; follow a visit to the capital city of Ivory Coast Abidjan in August/September 1987 by the Mayor of San Francisco Dianne Feinstein with 85 San Franciscan delegates, including 11 year old Anthony Bell of Bayview Hunters Point, Belva Davis and Eloise Westbrook (facts from 8/28/87 article on p.6 of the San Francisco Chronicle, by Randy Shilts); showcase the Berkeley High School Jazz Ensemble, with it's 17 members and Director Charles Hamilton; show drag racer from Tracy, CA Shanae Burgess racing at the Baylands raceway Park in Freemont and explaining her profession. Opening graphic designed by Carrie Hawks.
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