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People Over Profits

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Blackness – Zeke Thomas featuring Chuck D and Jasiri X

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Pump It Up – Jasiri X

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LATEST NEWS

We Can Be Podcast: Season 2, Episode 5

The killing of her son Trayvon Martin sparked the Black Lives Matter Movement, and activist Jasiri X is ensuring more hear Sybrina Fulton’s story. Sybrina Fulton is the mother of slain teen Trayvon Martin, and Jasiri X is the co-founder of the anti-violence artist collective 1Hood Media, but both are[…]

“Lives are on the line.” All-In anniversary event examines racial equity in Pittsburgh

“Today marks an important milestone on a long journey,” said Janera Solomon, executive director of the Kelly Strayhorn Theater, speaking at the venue on Thursday morning. Pittsburgh’s community and political leaders were gathered in East Liberty to celebrate the second anniversary of the All-In Pittsburgh Equitable Development Collaborative, a coalition of community[…]

Benefit Concert To Honor The Life Of Antwon Rose II

PITTSBURGH (Newsradio 1020 KDKA) – Community activist groups have organized concert to honor the life of Antwon Rose II, the 17-year-old fatally shot by an East Pittsburgh Police Officer last June.  It will feature local rappers such as Benji and Live From The City. Tye Clarke with 1Hood Media tells[…]

Local hip-hop community remembers Antwon Rose II at Ace Hotel

The recent acquittal of former East Pittsburgh police officer Michael Rosfeld for the fatal shooting of Antwon Rose Jr. led to days of protests in neighborhoods throughout the city. Now, just weeks after the verdict, the local hip-hop community comes together to remember Rose with a show at Ace Hotel in East Liberty. On[…]