Activist Jasiri X launches petition to fire Pittsburgh FOP head

An activist this week launched a petition calling for the firing of a Pittsburgh police officer who heads Fraternal Order of Police Fort Pitt Lodge 1, more than three months after a grand jury accused the union president of impeding investigations of two police-involved shootings, and days before a trial with the[…]

Jasiri X takes San Diego!

Jasiri X will be a featured guest at Grossmont College and San Diego City College. At Grossmont College, the Black History Committee is hosting an event based off of “new media essentials for marginalized communities.’ Jasiri X will be presenting at this event. At San Diego City College, the Umoja[…]

CORO Pittsburgh Gala

The 20th anniversary of Coro Pittsburgh took place on February 2nd, 2019. This is an establishment that partners with different organizations throughout the city of Pittsburgh. During this ceremony, Coro’s Martin Luther King Jr. Awards are presented.  This year, Jasiri X took home the “Individual Leadership Award” and 1Hood Media[…]

Steel this Mag – Get to Know Jasiri X

By: Edward Banchs Jasiri X entered the Oakland office of 1Hood Media with a phone attached to his ear, a few minutes behind our scheduled time. Not to be distracted, he politely smiled and introduced himself by way of a firm handshake, while still tending to his call. Though it[…]

Jasiri X Accepted Into Prestigious International Residency

Jasiri X is Italy Bound After Being Accepted into the Prestigious International Bellagio Residency Program Hip-hop artivist and 1Hood CEO, Jasiri X, has been accepted into the prestigious Rockefeller Foundation Bellagio Center Residency Program in Italy. Jasiri X will be participating the the Arts & Arts Literacy program which welcomes[…]