Art has the power to help us re-imagine our communities. We believe in the power of bringing people together around our common hopes and dreams. In this spirit of building community, we present to you the South Los Angeles Artivist Forum on Tuesday July 22th at 5 pm. Join cultural[…]
“Artists are in a unique position where we don’t have to be elected. We don’t have to say the politically correct things,” says Jasiri X, a hip-hop artist, activist and founder of 1Hood Media, which runs a Pittsburgh academy that encourages young black men to analyze and create images of[…]
Interviewing Asean Johnson, his mother Shoneice Reynolds, and his brother Krisean at the AFT Convention in Los Angeles (Photo by Dr. Goddess) Asean Johnson stepped onto the national stage 2 years ago when his mother Shoneice Reynolds, a Chicago Public School employee, was on strike. Please click here to see[…]
“Soon after the verdict, Jasiri X, a Pittsburgh rapper and activist, made a song expressing his frustration with the outcome. Years before, he founded One Hood Media, which runs workshops and classes on prejudices and media literacy for young black teens.” Read article here.
On July 31,and August 1, 2014, at The Alloy Studios and the Kelly Strayhorn Theater in East Liberty, the first annual “Cultured Steel” Hip Hop Festival, presented by the Pittsburgh Hip Hop Collective will take place. Cultured Steel will be headlined with performances by Talib Kweli and Rapsody, assisted by[…]