FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact: Paula Simon firstname.lastname@example.org Jasiri X Among Honorees Awarded the President’s Volunteer Service Award PITTSBURGH, PA (May 20, 2016) — Hip-Hop artist and community activist Jasiri X was among 62 fellow BMe (Black Male Engagement) community members to be awarded the President’s Volunteer Service Award[…]
Increase Awareness… Give a Voice… Create Possibilities… There is a great need for diversity in the STEAM fields and its more important than ever to enhance student self-esteem in science, technology, engineering, arts and math. The Duquesne University School of Education and the Barbara A. Sizemore Urban Education Initiative are[…]
June 1, 2016 Jasiri X NCORE Sessions: America’s Most Wanted Hilton Union Square, San Francisco, CA :: Continental Ballroom 5 :: 8:30 AM This session examines the negative imagery prominent in current rap music and probes who is responsible for shaping the narrative that dominates the genre This session further analyzes[…]
May 31, 2016 NCORE Sessions: Hip Hop Education and Social Justice: Pedagogy, Praxis, Engagement, and Action with Jasiri X Hilton Union Square, San Francisco, CA :: Imperial Ballroom A, Ballroom Level :: 8:30 AM Rooted in the late ‘70s and early ‘80s as a form of resistance to oppressive conditions,[…]
NYPD killed unarmed 18-year old Ramarley Graham in his home over 4 years ago. His family was threatened and abused. Why have no officers been fired? What can we do to demand accountability? Join the movement. #FireNYPD for Ramarley! Join us on Twitter at 2:00 pm using #RamarleyGraham.