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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
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.
U.S. colonialism decimated Puerto Rico long before Hurricane Maria, and its legacy of physical, psychological and socioeconomic destruction resonates on through today.
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