cummings, andré douglas pond. Trauma. Fight the Power: Law and Policy through Hip-Hop Songs. Ed: Gregory S. Parks and Frank Rudy Cooper. Leave blank, first edition ed. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press (2022). 127-148
Dean cummings contributed his chapter “Trauma” to the book “Fight the Power: Law and Policy through Hip-Hop Songs.” In “Trauma” cummings describes Meek Mill’s autobiographical song of the same name, which describes all of the Adverse Childhood Experiences felt by Mill as a child, including being falsely arrested and imprisoned by Philadelphia PD.