TRGGR feat. JASIRI X – 5.24.2013

Posted: May 25, 2013 by trggradio in Activism, Beats Beats More Beats, Education, Hip-Hop, Jasiri X, Occupy Movement, Politics, Rosa Clemente, Solidarity, Tucson Arizona

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On this episode we speak with Pittsburgh-based critically acclaimed activist and eMCee, Jasiri X on the role of community-based alternative media, the inspirations and directions in his music, and the development of his critical media justice organization, 1Hood. On the second half of the show we welcome TRGGR family, Rosa Clemente, for a multi-pronged discussion including recent news of Chicago school closings, homophobia in Lauryn Hill’s new song “Neurotic Society”, and the recent commencement addresses by President and Mrs. Obama and why they seem to only speak in condescending terms when addressing African American audiences. Enjoy!

Part 1: Featuring Jasiri X

Part 2: round table discussion of current events
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