Come Out and Support 1Hood!

Really looking forward to rocking out at the Wilkins Block Party this weekend. It’s a fundraiser for our 1Hood Artivist Academy and I’m performing all new music so come through! I have VIP wristbands for only $5 so holla at me!

Students rethink society at annual TedX event

Students rethink society at annual TedX event Briana Canady andZane Crowell | News Staff Growing up in the South Side of Chicago, Jasiri Oronde Smith’s childhood was “100 percent black.” His friends, his neighbors and his family were all African-American. Then his family moved to Pittsburgh in the ’80s while[…]


Faith and Spirituality@South by Southwest (SXSW) By Sederia Gray sederia@grayagencypr.com AUSTIN, Texas–South by Southwest, known for its music festival and hailed as one of the most well-attended gatherings in the world, has introduced the topic of faith into its social impact series. Through 10 faith-based sessions held on March 12-13, topics at[…]

1Hood Performs at Inclusive Sustainability Showcase on April 5th

Join Jasiri X and 1Hood at the Sustainability, Inclusivity, and Equity Showcase! Carnegie Mellon University is proud to present the third-annual student-led Sustainability Weekend Conference from April 5th-7th, 2018. This year’s theme ‘Sustainability, Inclusivity, and Equity’ seeks to bring students, professionals, and community members together through informational and interactive events and[…]

Join Jasiri X, Jussie Smollett, Goapele, Yusef Salaam and Vic Mensa at The Church of The Resistance

INTO ACT!ON’s collaborating partner Sankofa.org invites you to celebrate our collective history shining a light on the Poor People’s Campaign; A National Call For A Moral Revival. Join a cross section of our community. A blending of cultures and traditions with liberation songs and story. Creating an opportunity to rejoice and celebrate our resilience[…]

Tony Norman: The life force of Harry Belafonte

Activist and artist Harry Belafonte could be sitting or standing when you meet him, but he’s usually the only true giant in the room. Meeting Mr. Belafonte and his wife, Pamela, in the green room of the Carnegie Music Hall last Friday was a perk resulting from having interviewed him[…]