For educators who would like to integrate Hip Hop music into their lesson plans, the WISE (Working to Improve Schools and Education) program at Ithaca College has assembled this list of Hip Hop resources. General readers and educators alike might like to begin by selecting The History of Hip Hop, where they can read how Hip Hop got started, how it developed, what it means, and where it's going. Readers may also like to scout other links, such as Hip Hop History 101, Hip Hop: Today's Civil Rights Movement?, and The Hip Hop Classroom. Other fascinating links include bell hooks Discusses Rap, the Poetics of Hip Hop, and the Evolution of Rap Music in the United States. Both educators and general readers who would like to understand Hip Hop and harness its cultural power for educational purposes will find much to appreciate in this comprehensive list of resources.