Ms. Rosa Alicia Clemente

Rosa Alicia Clemente
Visiting Lecturer Pan African Studies Department at California State University Los Angeles
Doctoral Candidate W.E.B. Du Bois Department of Afro-American Studies at UMASS-Amherst
2008 VP Candidate-Green Party

Community organizer, freelance journalist and Hip Hop activist Rosa Clemente ran for Green Party Vice President in the 2008 U.S. election. Along with Congresswoman Cynthia McKinney, the pair became the first women of color ticket in American History. Born and raised in South Bronx, NY, Rosa Clemente has been a community organizer and a featured keynote speaker, panelist, and political commentator for over 20 years.

She has received numerous awards, grants and fellowships, and has written for Ebony, Clamor Magazine, The Black World Today, The Final Call, The Ave. Magazine, and numerous websites.
Rosa Clemente has been the subject of articles in the New York Times, The Nation, The Progressive, The Village Voice, Urban Latino, Essence, Latina, Vibe, The Huffington Post, Alternet, Wiretap, All Hip, Black Agenda Report, The Indypendent,, In These Times and The Source.
Clemente is a frequent contributor on CNN, C-SPAN, MSNBC, Al Jazeera, Free Speech TV, On the Real with Chuck D, Street Soldiers, Pacifica Radio, Grit TV with Laura Flanders, teleSUR, Hard Knock Radio, The Truth With Jeff Johnson (BET), The Bev Smith Show, The Warren Ballentine Show, Make it Plain with Mark Thompson, WPFW with Dr. Jared Ball, and Democracy Now!
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