Rosa Clemente

Rosa Clemente is a community organizer and journalist. In 2008 she was the Vice Presidential candidate for the Green Party.  Her commentary has appeared on CNN, C-Span, and other leading news programs. Ten days after Hurricane Katrina, Clemente traveled to ravaged areas as an independent journalist. Her on the ground reports appeared on Air America, NPR, Pacifica Radio, Democracy Now, Indy media, and Hard Knock Radio. In 2001, she was a youth representative at the United Nations World Conference against Xenophobia, Racism and Related Intolerance in South Africa. She’s been a lead organizer of the National Hip-Hop Political Convention, The Malcolm X Grassroots Movement and REACH Hip-Hop. Clemente has been named by Red Eye Magazine as one of the top 50 Hip-Hop Activists to look out for. She holds a M.A. in Africana Studies from Cornell University.