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Freedom Flicks

Register here: http://bit.ly/1oJ4xUo From Grand Master Flash to Public Enemy, Hip Hop has a long tradition as a form a political speech. The Bertha Justice Institute at the Center for Constitutional Rights you to join us for an exclusive screening of the award-winning documentary Slingshot Hip Hop which braids together the stories of young Palestinians living[…]

Community Awareness Day 2014

At the close of 2012 and to date, Pittsburgh Homicide Records reveal a staggering number of some two hundred and forty-seven (247) murders within Allegheny County, with sixty (60) of these victims being between the ages of 11-20 years old.   In 2013, in response to the senseless violence, StopTheViolence-Pixburgh[…]

International Day of AL-QUDS (Protest & March for Palestine)

On International Day of Quds, people of conscience gather to express solidarity with all the oppressed human beings of the world and particularly the innocent civilians of Palestine who are victimized by the oppressive and racist zionist regime. We invite all peace loving people to voice their opposition to the[…]

Artivist Forum

Art has the power to help us re-imagine our communities. We believe in the power of bringing people together around our common hopes and dreams. In this spirit of building community, we present to you the South Los Angeles Artivist Forum on Tuesday July 22th at 5 pm. Join cultural[…]

A Year After Trayvon Martin, Who Is Leading the Race Conversation?

“Artists are in a unique position where we don’t have to be elected. We don’t have to say the politically correct things,” says Jasiri X, a hip-hop artist, activist and founder of 1Hood Media, which runs a Pittsburgh academy that encourages young black men to analyze and create images of[…]