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Rebels Without a Pause

A revolutionary Public Enemy album turns 30, the history of protest art, and the Nancy comics reboot.

Flava Flav and Chuck D of Public Enemy perform during the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival in 2014.

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Thirty years ago, Public Enemy brought the revolution to hip-hop with It Takes a Nation of Millions to Hold Us Back. Kurt Andersen talks with the graphic designer Bonnie Siegler about the history of protest art. Plus, the newspaper comic Nancy gets a reboot and its first female cartoonist.

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