Weekend Pittsburgh protests focus on Antwon Rose Jr. and immigration reform

CP photo by Ryan Deto Activist Jasiri X (right) and others protested Sunday outside of East Liberty Presbyterian Church Typically marked by backyard picnics and fireworks, this past weekend before the Fourth of July instead continued Pittsburgh’s protesting trend. More than 100 protesters shut down an intersection in East Liberty[…]

Downtown March Addresses Social Change

Originally posted here. An event Sunday that was publicized as an immigration protest turned into an all-encompassing forum for social justice activism as roughly 200 demonstrators marched through Downtown. Participants addressed issues ranging from the shooting of Antwon Rose II to President Donald Trump’s immigration policy to a recent U.S.[…]

Why We Protest

Listen here. PITTSBURGH (Newsradio 1020 KDKA) – Protests are continuing a week after the death of 17-year-old Antwon Rose. To help understand more about the protests in Pittsburgh and why they are taking place, rapper and activist Jasiri X joined the KDKA Radio Morning News on Tuesday. Jasiri opened up[…]

Pittsburgh Rises Up In Protest Of Antwon Rose Police Killing

Pittsburgh Rises Up In Protest Of Antwon Rose Police Killing Listen to story: Download: mp3 (Duration: 18:09 — 16.6MB) FEATURING JASIRI X – A police officer in East Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania last week fatally shot a 17-year old African American boy named Antwon Rose Jr. who was unarmed and apparently running away at[…]

Jasiri X to Appear at WE RISE in LA

REGISTER TO ATTEND HERE! WE RISE is an expansive 10-day pop-up festival of art and community building, uniting our collective efforts to stand up and help create a city, state, nation and world that fosters empowerment of health and wellbeing as a civil right. Through powerful programming, live performances, immersive workshops, inspiring[…]

ICYMI: Jasiri X Calls Out ‘The Whitest House’ in Blistering New Song, Music Video

In his new song, “The Whitest House,” Jasiri X takes on the insidious strains of White supremacy encoded within the country’s political and cultural DNA. The Pittsburgh-based MC and racial justice activist posted the music video for the hard-hitting track on May 1. The video features black-and-white clips of Jasiri X rapping the song in front of the actual[…]

Jasiri X’s “The Whitest House” Is More Than A Woke Anthem

by illseed  You can’t complain if you aren’t a part of the solution. Jasiri X is a big part of the solution America needs. (AllHipHop Music) Jasiri X has released the much anticipated visual to his politically fueled single, The Whitest House, filmed in the country’s capital and accompanied by clips highlighting our[…]

Jasiri X goes after Donald Trump with ‘The Whitest House’

by Scott Mervis Pittsburgh rapper Jasiri X has delivered a searing statement with “The Whitest House,” the first single from his forthcoming album, “The New N—-.” The song is a direct attack on the Trump administration, which he accuses of supporting white supremacy. The song is accompanied by a video[…]