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Rap on Trial: How An Aspiring Musician's Words Led To Prison Time

Olutosin Oduwole was a college student and aspiring rapper when he was charged with "attempting to make a terrorist threat." We explore how perceptions of rap music may have played a role.
Olutosin Oduwole at his home in New Jersey. Source: Shankar Vedantam

Olutosin Oduwole was in his dorm room at Southern Illinois University when police knocked on his door one day in 2007. They were there to arrest him

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