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We Can Be Podcast: Season 2, Episode 5

The killing of her son Trayvon Martin sparked the Black Lives Matter Movement, and activist Jasiri X is ensuring more hear Sybrina Fulton’s story. Sybrina Fulton is the mother of slain teen Trayvon Martin, and Jasiri X is the co-founder of the anti-violence artist collective 1Hood Media, but both are[…]

“Lives are on the line.” All-In anniversary event examines racial equity in Pittsburgh

“Today marks an important milestone on a long journey,” said Janera Solomon, executive director of the Kelly Strayhorn Theater, speaking at the venue on Thursday morning. Pittsburgh’s community and political leaders were gathered in East Liberty to celebrate the second anniversary of the All-In Pittsburgh Equitable Development Collaborative, a coalition of community[…]

Benefit Concert To Honor The Life Of Antwon Rose II

PITTSBURGH (Newsradio 1020 KDKA) – Community activist groups have organized concert to honor the life of Antwon Rose II, the 17-year-old fatally shot by an East Pittsburgh Police Officer last June.  It will feature local rappers such as Benji and Live From The City. Tye Clarke with 1Hood Media tells[…]

Local hip-hop community remembers Antwon Rose II at Ace Hotel

The recent acquittal of former East Pittsburgh police officer Michael Rosfeld for the fatal shooting of Antwon Rose Jr. led to days of protests in neighborhoods throughout the city. Now, just weeks after the verdict, the local hip-hop community comes together to remember Rose with a show at Ace Hotel in East Liberty. On[…]

Youth Activism Meeting II

Join Jasiri X and 1Hood Fam on April 11th, 2019 from 6:00 to 8:00 PM at 460 Melwood Ave, Suite 2017 as they discuss different ways to organize within your community and stand against injustice! 

Muslim call for unity and solidary draws diverse crowd

In an auditorium featuring women wearing hijabs, some men in turbans and others in kufis, still others with yarmulkes, and even a Pirates baseball cap and golf hat, the “rehumanizing” theme of the Muslim Call for Unity and Solidarity in the wake of the New Zealand attack on two mosques[…]

Jasiri X chats with Newsradio 1020 KDKA

Jasiri X talked with Marty and Wendy about if there is an action plan in place for activists based on a verdict in the trial of former East Pittsburgh Police Officer Michael Rosfeld.  https://omny.fm/shows/inside-story-with-marty-griffin/rapper-and-activist-jasiri-x