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PRESS RELEASE: Jasiri X and 1Hood Media’s June Residency at SAIC Explores Oppression in Various Communities, Cultures, and Definitions

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact: Paula Simon onehood@gmail.com Jasiri X and 1Hood Media’s June Residency at SAIC Explores Oppression in Various Communities, Cultures, and Definitions PITTSBURGH, PA (June 2, 2016) — 1Hood Media’s CEO, Celeste Smith, and Creative Director and Founder Jasiri X will take part in a two-week residency[…]

Jasiri X Among Honorees Awarded the President’s Volunteer Service Award

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact: Paula Simon onehood@gmail.com   Jasiri X Among Honorees Awarded the President’s Volunteer Service Award PITTSBURGH, PA (May 20, 2016) — Hip-Hop artist and community activist Jasiri X was among 62 fellow BMe (Black Male Engagement) community members to be awarded the President’s Volunteer Service Award[…]

Jasiri X Keynotes 2nd Annual Sizemore Youth Conference at Duquesne University

Increase Awareness… Give a Voice… Create Possibilities… There is a great need for diversity in the STEAM fields and its more important than ever to enhance student self-esteem in science, technology, engineering, arts and math. The Duquesne University School of Education and the Barbara A. Sizemore Urban Education Initiative are[…]

Jasiri X NCORE Sessions: America’s Most Wanted

June 1, 2016 Jasiri X NCORE Sessions: America’s Most Wanted Hilton Union Square, San Francisco, CA :: Continental Ballroom 5 :: 8:30 AM This session examines the negative imagery prominent in current rap music and probes who is responsible for shaping the narrative that dominates the genre This session further analyzes[…]

Jasiri X NCORE Sessions: America’s Most Wanted

May 31, 2016 NCORE Sessions: Hip Hop Education and Social Justice: Pedagogy, Praxis, Engagement, and Action with Jasiri X Hilton Union Square, San Francisco, CA :: Imperial Ballroom A, Ballroom Level :: 8:30 AM Rooted in the late ‘70s and early ‘80s as a form of resistance to oppressive conditions,[…]

#RamarleyGraham Twitter Chat

NYPD killed unarmed 18-year old Ramarley Graham in his home over 4 years ago. His family was threatened and abused. Why have no officers been fired? What can we do to demand accountability? Join the movement. #FireNYPD for Ramarley! Join us on Twitter at 2:00 pm using #RamarleyGraham.

Jasiri X and 1Hood hosting Remake Learning Days Event

How to Succeed in Hip Hop Without Selling Your Soul – is an in-depth discussion juxtaposing Hip Hop culture’s often negative impact on today’s society with conscious artists steadily working to combat it’s negativity with online activism and music set to enlighten, while successfully transitioning from online to on the[…]

The Passing Of A Prince

“He didn’t just exist as a musical genius,” —Jasiri X Read about what Prince’s passing meant to the music world, featuring interviews with Davey D, Jasiri X, and more here. Article courtesy of The Final Call.