Archive for September 2010

Geronimo Ji Jaga (Elmer Pratt)

Released in 1997, after serving 27 years in prison for a wrongful conviction, Geronimo Ji Jagga has worked tirelessly to promote equality, democracy and development around the world and founded the Kuji Foundation. He is a human rights activist and was the former minister of defense for the Black Panther Party which he joined soon […]

Davey D

Davey D co-founded Hard Knock Radio on KPFA 94.1 FM an award winning daily syndicated prime-time afternoon show that focuses on Hip hop culture and politics, that he hosts and is also streamed live on The show reaches close to a million listeners daily. He is also a nationally recognized journalist, adjunct professor, Hip […]

Binyavanga Wainaina

Binyavanga Wainaina, a Kenyan writer, won the 2002 Caine Prize for African Writing. He is the founding editor of Kwani?, a leading African literary magazine based in Kenya. He has written for The East African, National Geographic, Tin House, Vanity Fair, Granta, the New York Times and The Guardian (UK). Binyavanga is currently the Director […]