Tag Archives: Rosa Clemente

Green Party Watch: Poll for GP Prez 2012

At Green Party Watch, there is a poll about potential Green Party Presidential candidates for 2012. The list was created by the website Green Party Watch,  so it is not official. Though, the community of Green Party Watch includes many Green Party leaders and insiders.

On the list are:

Jared Ball (DC)
Rosa Clemente (NY)
Tom Clements (SC)
Howie Hawkins (NY)
Jesse Johnson (WV)
Cynthia McKinney (GA)
Jill Stein (MA)
kat swift (TX)
Laura Wells (CA)
Rich Whitney (IL)

There is also a space to vote for “Another Green Party candidate not listed here”.… Read more ...

Political Hip Hop Editorial Mentions Green Party Candidates

This editorial at AllHipHop.com contends that Hip Hop is, and always has been, political in content. The question of the editorial is whether Hip Hop will remain political in the future.

The editorial mentions several of the most prominent members and candidate of the Green Party.

Lastly we’d have to talk about Dr.

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Haitian aid effort blocked: Green Party issues press release

The January 19, 2010, latest update from Doctors Without Borders is: here.

From a Green Party of the United States press release:

Greens: Make peace, political self-determination, and economic self-sufficiency part of the US aid for post-earthquake Haiti

GREEN PARTY OF THE UNITED STATES
http://www.gp.org

For Immediate Release:
Sunday, January 17, 2010

Green Party leaders assert that aid to Haiti must not be delivered under the barrel of a US machine gun; Greens thank Obama for granting long overdue Temporary Protected Status to Haitians in the US

Green Party Black Caucus contacts: http://www.gp.org/committees/black

WASHINGTON, DC — Green Party leaders expressed sympathy and solidarity with the people of Haiti in the wake of Tuesday’s catastrophic earthquake, and urged President Obama to make peace, political self-determination, and economic self-sufficiency part of US relief efforts for Haiti.

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Former Green Party VP candidate Rosa Clemente gets radio show

Rosa Clemente, hip-hop activist and 2008 Green Party Vice-Presidential candidate, has a new program on WBAI 99.5FM in New York City. WBAI is listener-sponsored, community radio for peace and justice, a Pacifica Radio affiliate.

“Hip-Hop State of Mind” will be broadcast in the NYC metro area (including parts of Connecticut, New Jersey and Long Island) on Saturdays at noon.… Read more ...

Rosa Clemente: ‘It’s Not About Van Jones. It’s About Barack Obama.’

Posted at PBS. H/T On The Wilder Side.



BY ROSA CLEMENTE

Over the Labor Day weekend, Van Jones, a member of the hip-hop generation and special advisor for green jobs at the White House Council for Environmental Quality, tendered his resignation, and it was accepted by the Obama administration.… Read more ...

NY City: Has Mayor Bloomberg been good for black people, yes or no?

In the 2008 election, Rosa Clemente ran for Vice President of the United States on the Green Party line (along with Cynthia McKinney for President.)

Rosa Clemente will speak on Sunday May 17, at 6pm at the Salem United Methodist Church located at 211 West 129th Street in Harlem, debating the question, “Has Mayor Bloomberg Been Good for Black People, Yes or No?”.… Read more ...

Former GP VP Candidate Rosa Clemente comments on Cuba

(excerpt from) Allhiphop.com
By Ismael AbduSalaam

The Obama Administration has taken the first step to mending 50 years of antagonism with Cuba by relaxing some of the gift and travel restrictions with the socialist nation…

Although key provisions from the long-standing trade embargo were modified, non-Cuban Americans are still restricted from traveling, and gifts to high-ranking officials of the Cuban government are still forbidden…

A long-time critic of Castro’s regime and the deification of Che Guevara in popular culture, Cuban rapper Pitbull is hopeful that President Obama’s diplomatic relations will eventually move Cuba into democracy…

Former 2008 Green Party VP candidate Rosa Clemente was less optimistic of Obama’s latest move.

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Rosa Clemente running for office in New York?

Posted by Gregg Jocoy at Green Party Watch. Reposted to IPR by Paulie.



In this video, posted to YouTube by Craig Seeman, Rosa Clemente indicates that she may seek elected office in New York. Thanks to Lou Novak for the link.

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Rosa Clemente and the Path of Most Resistance Tour

Posted by Ronald Hardy at Green Party Watch. Reposted to IPR by Paulie.


Rosa Clemente, 2008 Green candidate for Vice President, announces ‘Path of Most Resistance’ speaking tour

WASHINGTON, DC — Rosa Clemente, the Green Party’s 2008 candidate for Vice President of the United States, has announced a national speaking tour with a focus on Hip Hop conferences, symposiums, town hall meetings, and many other public events, as well as Black History Month, Women’s History Month, and Latino Heritage Month.… Read more ...

2008 Green Party VP candidate Rosa Clemente launches speaking tour

On The Wilder Side:

Dear Colleagues, Supporters and Media Allies:

A sincere thank you for all your support during mine and Cynthia McKinney’s historic campaign this past year. I am booking now for Black History month, Women’s History month, Latino heritage month, Hip Hop Conferences, Symposiums, and Town Hall meetings.… Read more ...

Green Party 2008 VP candidate Rosa Clemente wants to battle Obama for the Hip Hop vote

From The Green Institute, by way of Green Party Watch:

by Rosa A. Clemente

“Each generation out of relative obscurity, must discover its mission, fulfill it, or betray it.” Frantz Fanon

It has been 45 days since the Hip Hop generation helped usher in the first Black male President of the United States of America.

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Rosa Clemente speaks at Central Connecticut State University

From The Recorder

A 2008 vice presidential candidate came to CCSU to share her views on the historic elec- tion and what it means to African-Americans. She was the other woman who was running for Vice President of the United States, but many may not have heard of Rosa Clemente.

The title of her talk was “Running for All Our Lives: Rosa Clemente’s Vice Presidential Campaign as a Black, Puerto Rican, Hip Hop Activist” and it was standing room only in Founders Hall.

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