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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

Jasiri X Surprises Guests with Performance at Ai Weiwei CMOA Event

On Thursday, June 2, Chinese dissident artist and international icon Ai Weiwei joined The Andy Warhol Museum’s Director Eric Shiner for a conversation about his new exhibition at the Warhol. The discussion explored people as the influence of Ai Weiwei and Andy Warhol on modern and contemporary life, focusing on the parallels, intersections, and points[…]

PRESS RELEASE: Jasiri X to Present at AMC 2016 in Detroit

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact: Paula Simon onehood@gmail.com   Jasiri X to Present at AMC 2016 in Detroit PITTSBURGH, PA (June 2, 2016) — Jasiri X will be hosting a screening of Bars4Justice alongside filmmakers, Nation 19  June 18, 2016, 4 pm at the Allied Media Conference .The conference runs June[…]

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[…]