Reviewed by Joshunda Sanders
"Jumping rope may look like kid stuff, but double Dutch separates the women from the girls. Two ropes turn alternately in a pulsing oval, like street art to the untrained eye. But breaching the ropes is a challenge — and not stomping on a rope once you're inside is even harder. Some girls can handle the pressure and even breakdance between the ropes with precision. Others, myself included, take 10 minutes, if not longer, to conquer the matrix, which proves ethnomusicologist, vocalist, and New York University professor Kyra D. Gaunt's point: Not all black people have rhythm. But like everyone else, we can — and do — learn. " Read the entire Bitch Magazine review.