A Local Perspective on the Activism

Views from Inside the Movement

In the two months since the year began, there have been a handful of incidents in the Pittsburgh community that underscore the need for and power of grassroots activism. In the Pittsburgh Post Gazette article “Urgency, anger and a local focus fuel black activism in Pittsburgh”, Julian Routh explores local activists and activist organizations. Amongst those interviewed were 1Hood Media’s founder and CEO Jasiri X and our newly named Creative Director Jordan Howard, who performs under the name LiveFromTheCity. Both artivists discussed the new era of activism and what it could mean for the future of Pittsburgh. Be sure to check out the article now.