Lynne Spears spoke to Newsweek today, pointing out the hypocritical way the media has treated her and her unwed pregnant teenage daughter, Jamie Lynn Spears, versus the way the media has treated Sarah Palin and daughter, Bristol Palin.

The recent uproar over the Ludacris pro-Obama rap song revealed once again that we are a nation willing to consume and enjoy hip-hop music, even as we refuse to understand hip-hop culture. The question “where does hip-hop end and Black culture begin?” would be a great start.