Graffiti: The Prodigious Impact of Teenage Revolt

“As long as there is something to be said in the ghetto, there will be graffiti.”

“Graffiti typography says "New York" over colorful city skyline” by Jon Tyson on Unsplash

1970’s New York

MyFootage.com. “1970’s Grime and Crime in New York — Public Transportation Issues.” Online Video Clip. Youtube. Youtube, April 11 2011. Web March 27 2018.

Graffiti Hits the Streets

BriM TATs. “NeW YorK CiTY ,OLD ScHooL GraFFiTTi “Hickey and SKI” “NYPD VANDAL SQUAD VS GRAFFITI” 1980's”. Online Video Clip. Youtube. Youtube, June 17 2013. Web March 27 2018. This video excerpt explores graffiti from the point of view of the graffiti artist as well as authorities who deem the behaviour criminal. It was filmed during the 1970’s, making it a primary source.

Subcultures

Rap Music

Sugarhill Records. “The Sugarhill Gang — Rapper’s Delight (Official Video).” Online Video Clip. Youtube. Youtube, August 24 2015. Web March 27, 2018.

Skateboarding

SURFSTYLE4. “SKATEBOARDING 1975–77”. Online Video. Youtube. Youtube, February 2 2010. Web March 27 2018.

The Prodigious Impact of Teenage Revolt

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