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In what ways would Coolio's song, "Gangster's Paradise" from the movie Dangerous Minds, compare to Sister Souljah's "No Disrespect", Hurston's "Their Eyes Were Watching God", and Butler's "Kindred"?

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First, you might notice how Coolio's lyrics from "Gangster's Paradise" seem to reflect the harsh realities of life for blacks as does Soul Sistah's yearning to escape the projects as Coolio reiterates, "Look at the situation, they got me facin I can't live a normal life, I was raised by the strict/So I gotta be ...

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