Rosa Alicia Clemente is a 2008 United States Vice-Presidential candidate, journalist, political commentator, and scholar-activist.
Workshop and Presentations
From Moments to Movements: The Power of Community Activism and Organizing
I am not Hispanic: Afro-Latinx culture, identity and politics in the 21st Century
Nevertheless, We Persist: Black and Brown Women Hold up Half the Sky
Puerto Rico on the Map: Hurricane Maria, The Legacy of Colonialism and How to Make a Nation
Taking it Back: How Hip-Hop Feminists Can Reclaim the Culture
We the People: Resisting & Speaking Truth to Power in Uncertain Times
When an Afro-Latina Woman Ran for Vice-President and Nobody Knew Her Name
Invite Rosa Clemente
Drawing on the Puerto Rican people's resilience and the #MeToo and #TimesUp movements, Rosa Clemente highlights the importance of letting those most marginalized tell their own stories.
Listen in to the incredible stories and this thought-provoking conversation on what we can do to move forward in Puerto Rico.
Rosa Clemente spoke on September 15th at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, NY, as a part of her 2018 national speaking tour.
Hide nothing from the masses of our people. Tell no lies. Expose lies whenever they are told. Mask no difficulties, mistakes, failures. Claim no easy victories. – Amilcar Cabral
“Having Amara La Negra and Cardi B really has changed how a lot of younger Latino women are seeing themselves racially… But if you’re saying you’re Afro Latino and ‘I don’t like Black Lives Matter’ then you’re not dealing with Anti-Blackness. You’re just saying it ‘cause it’s the popular thing to do or we’re beginning