Jasiri X Recognized As One of The MPower 100 — Muslim Social Justice Leaders Building Power Across the United States
Article courtesy of Ummah Wide.
Jasiri X, Founder 1Hood & 1Hood Media — Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Hip Hop artist and activist Jasiri X is a six time Pittsburgh Hip Hop Award honoree with his finger on the pulse of today’s social justice issues and an international reach. Jasiri continues to gain support for his intelligent and thoughtful commentary through his chosen medium of politically and socially conscious Hip Hop. Not content to simply speak on injustice, Jasiri’s passion inspires him into action. He is deeply involved within national civil rights movements working nationally with The Gathering for Justice, Blackout for Human Rights, Justice or Else, BYP100 and Sankofa and works tirelessly within the local community in Pittsburgh. He is one of the founders of Pittsburgh anti‐violence group 1Hood, which works on a community level to organize and incite change.
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