Rosa Clemente opens up about her difficult decision that was sparked by the newly-revealed Hurricane Maria casualties. - RollingStoneContinue Reading
Rosa Alicia Clemente is an Afro-Latinx political commentator, community organizer, independent journalist, and 2008 Green Party Vice-Presidential candidate.
Workshop and Presentations
Fifth Element: Hip Hop As A Tool For Social Justice
I am not Hispanic: Afro-Latinx and Black Identity in the Latino Community
Nevertheless We Persist: Centering Women of Color in Social Justice
We The People: Resisting and Speaking Truth to Power in Uncertain Times
When A Black Puerto Rican Woman Ran For Vice-President and Nobody Knew Her Name
United People: The History of African-American and the Latinx Unity
Puerto Rico: Hidden Histories and Stories of Resistance
In September 2017, Hurricane Maria caused massive infrastructural damage to Puerto Rico, but its effect on mortality remains contentious. The official death count is 64.
Last night I talked about the first time I was sexually abused at the age of 6, why we must #muteRKelly and the problem of abusers in Hip Hop culture.
"Why do we always learn about the history of our oppression but never the history of our resistance?"
"Africans who were enslaved did not vote to get free. They fought to get free. They read to get free. They organized to get free."
Rosa Clemente On Her Experience At The 2018 Golden Globes