The Borough of Manhattan Community College Social Justice Series presents: Keynote Speaker Rosa Clemente Meet Rosa Clemente–organizer, hip hop scholar, journalist, and 2008 Vice-Presidential Candidate (Green Party) for an evening of powerful dialog on social justice issues.Continue 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
Invite Rosa Clemente
Just as protests and rallies against the police killings of two black men, Alton Sterling and Philando Castile, were ramping up in cities around the US, a horrific mass shooting incident in Dallas, Texas, has shocked the nation.
Black Lives Matter Upstate New York spokesperson Rosa Clemente is also upset with what the two officers said. She is concerned about what she calls “the trauma inflicted on those young people.” “Albany has a huge problem. And the problem with the mayor and the chief of police is that they keep masquerading and parading
Listen to the audio of Rosa's keynote address at the 2016 Diversity Conference.
We’ve not learned or organized enough around what has long been said and known; the two-party political establishment cannot produce revolutionary change.
Hip Hop culture has always existed to facilitate a reclamation of space for the silenced majority and marginalized communities in the face of social, political, and economic oppression.
White Supremacy Is Built Upon Narratives That Anything That Uplifts People Of Color Is Dangerous And Wrong