List of Published Articles

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Publications: Ave Magazine

  • White Like Me
  • Between God and Gangsta-An Interview with Fat Joe and Terror Squad

Publications: Blaze Magazine

  • Cops and Rockers

Publications: Blu Magazine

  • In the Womb of Hip-Hop
  • Sista II Sista

Publications: Clamor

  • Elevated Cypha-A Conversation about Faith Among Friends
  • Artist Interview with Miguel Luciano
  • Hip-Hop Mama?s

Publication: Future 500-Youth Organizing and Activism in the United States, (Subway and Elevated Press 2002)

  • Ada Rivera-Life
  • Liberty and the Pursuit of Hip-Hop
  • Crystal Haveland-Life Ain?t No Crystal Stair

Publication: Harvard Colorlines Publication

  • The Struggle To Transform White Privilege and Power

Publication: On The Go Magazine

  • Revolutionary Education-Hip-Hop High
  • Terrorism
  • America-Still the Land of the Free?
  • Quiz on Welfare Reform for the Hip-Hop Nation
  • The Battle of The Century

Publication: Palante Community Newspaper!

  • Taking Back Hip-Hop

Publication: Rapstation

  • The Fabric of Hip-Hop
  • Urban Survival And Beyond
  • Roots, Rights and Revolution
  • School of the Americas, School of the Assassins
  • Thinkin? of a Master Plan
  • Makin? Power Moves, Sista by Sista
  • The Rainbow Coalition; New and Improved
  • Yes, We Do Know Your Name
  • Expanding Hip-Hop?s Horizons: Hip-Hop Theater
  • From the Streets of the Struggle
  • The Evolution of the B-girl
  • B-Boy Summit 2000
  • Diary of A Teenage Girl
  • To The Children of Hip-Hop


  • NYPD: Another Day, Another Black Man Dead
  • Graffiti Wall of Fame: Alive and Bombin?
  • Holistic Hip-Hop
  • Stop the Bombs
  • Planting Seeds of Wisdom-Harvesting the New Crop of Hip-Hop

Publication: Source Magazine

  • Word is Bond
  • Are You Ready? Y2K Survival guide

Publication: Stress Magazine

  • Crackgate ?96

Publication: Subculture Magazine

  • Genercidal Tendencies? Sex, Skills and the Soul of Hip-Hop

author, educator, producer

Author, educator, and producer of film and television, JLove Calderón has worked passionately on social justice, race and gender issues for the last 16 years. In settings that range from hip-hop ciphers to the college classroom, JLove is widely respected for her advocacy of “truth, love, and freedom” as guiding principles to inspire dialogue and action toward liberation for all people and the planet.

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For media and lecture management inquiries, contact
Drake R. Holliday or April R. Silver
718.756.8501 • 718.756.8502 fax
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JLove Calderon
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