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Still We Rise march peacefully denounces inequality

Article courtesy of The Pitt News   Alexa Bakalarski / News Editor Despite a week of police-related violence, Still We Rise: The 2016 People’s March peacefully trailed through downtown Pittsburgh Friday afternoon, filling the streets with bright colors and music in the process. About 40 organizations — including New York Communities[…]

Activist Groups March Peacefully Through Pittsburgh

Taken from CBS Pittsburgh “Thousands of people protested the recent police-involved shootings as well as other issues in downtown Pittsburgh on Friday during a march that had been planned for weeks; KDKA’s Paul Martino reports.” Jasiri X and 1Hood’s Livefromthecity’s music can be heard in the background—their socially-charged lyrics providing a soundtrack[…]

Jasiri X Kicks Off #PGHREADS Campaign with KeepingPittsburghDope.Com and Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh

Jasiri X kicks off the #PGHREADS campaign with KeepingPittsburghDope.com and the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh this summer.  Peep the behind the scenes video of the photoshoot below with cameo appearances from the 1Hood family (Celeste Smith, Idasa Tariq, LiveFromTheCity, Jacquea Mae, Jordan Montgomery, Tyhir Frost, and Paula Simon). Carnegie Library[…]

Jasiri X Speaks on Muhammad Ali, Trump, and Piers Morgan on KDKA Radio

Activist and Hip Hop artist Jasiri X joined Mike Pentak to discuss Muhammad Ali’s legacy to the Civil Rights Movement.  Things get a bit heated when Mike ask Jasiri about Piers Morgan comments regarding Muhammad Ali. Click the link to listen https://player.fm/series/mike-pintek/muhammad-ali-and-civil-rights