47: Who is the City Livable For?
Hosts JJ and Kelly Sampson talk with singer, rapper, and change agent Farooq Ameen Al-Said. Al-Said helps lead 1Hood, a Black-owned and Black-led community organization dedicated to activism and education through the lens of hip hop.
We cover the racist history behind America's gun laws, how white supremacy informs media portrayals around rap music and gun violence, how Black residents in Pittsburgh are facing systematic police violence, and more.
Mentioned in this podcast:
- Justice for Antwon Rose II (1Hood)
- How Pittsburgh Fails Black Women (1Hood)
- "Former officer Michael Rosfeld found not guilty in death of Antwon Rose" (Pittsburgh Post-Gazette)
- "The State v. Hip Hop: Jamal Knox was sent to prison for his lyrics. The courts have a history of criminalizing rap music." (Pacific Standard Mag)