One year after Hurricane Maria devastated Puerto Rico, Errol Louis discussed the recovery process and what still needs to happen with: Rosa Clemente of #OurPowerPRNYC, Jorge Vasquez of LatinoJustice PRLDEF, and former State Assemblyman Nelson Denis.
Young Money Record’s Nicki Minaj apologized for using an iconic image of revolutionary human rights leader El-Hajj Malik El-Shabazz (Malcolm X) to promote her new single “Lookin A** N***a”. Hip-Hop activist and 2008 Green Party Vice-Presidential candidate Rosa Clemente swiftly spearheaded a Change.org petition urging Minaj to remove the offensive and disrespectful image or face
Broadcasting live every friday from 6-8pm on 91.1fm, TRGGR Radio is a space of grassroots intellectual thought that seeks to inspire thoughts into action and TRGGR ideas into motion. This week Chris and Rec sat down with TRGGR family Rosa Clemente to critique Rick Ross’s recent lyric that promotes sexual assault. Recognizing this lyric as only one
Originally aired on April 1, 2013 and hosted by Marc Lamont Hill for the Huffington Post. “From Rick Ross to Lil Wayne, rappers are catching flack about their socially insensitive lyrics. But when do words cross the line and should lyrics be policed?” Guests: Jamilah Lemieux @JamilahLemieux (New York, NY) News and Lifestyle Editor at
[bigbutton url=”http://trggradio.org/stigma-of-incarceration-panel-mount-holyoke-college/” color=”red”]Listen to the Panel hosted on TRGGR Radio[/bigbutton] The Untouchable Caste of the United States: The Stigma of Incarceration and the Metamorphosis of Legal Discrimination Mount Holyoke College – South Hadley, Massachusetts – April 11, 2012 A panel featuring Rosa Clemente Jasiri X Jared Ball and Marc Lamont Hill moderated by Chris Tinson
This panel, held at the National Conference for Media Reform in Boston on April 9, analyzed the political trajectory of hip hop culture. The panelists spoke about their current work in articulating new perspectives on hip-hop, organizing and scholarship relative to black and brown communities around the nation and world. The panel highlighted the dire