Rosa Alicia Clemente is a 2008 United States Vice-Presidential candidate, journalist, political commentator, and scholar-activist.


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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


 

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Rockefeller’s Rocky Road

Rockefeller Drug Law

A hip hop activist argues that the proposed revisions to New York’s draconian drug laws don’t come close to constituting meaningful reform. [blockquote]    “We should be ashamed of ourselves. Rockefeller drug reform – ha! – I don’t think so.” – State Sen. Thomas Duane (D-Manhattan)[/blockquote] While many are praising the recent reform of the Rockefeller

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Russell Simmons You Are Not Hip Hop

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An open letter in response to Peter Noel’s article, “The Minster vs. the Mogul” which appeared in the Village Voice on April 25th, 2001: http://www.villagevoice.com/issues/0117/noel.shtml Dear Russell: Here is a new flash, as quiet as its been kept YOU ARE NOT HIP-HOP! You didn’t know? Many of us have this conversation about you and others in the industry like

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