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Meet Rosa Clemente: Featured Speaker at the Upcoming Kehinde Wiley Speaker Series

Rosa Alicia Clemente is an award-winning organizer, speaker, political commentator, producer, independent journalist, scholar-activist and former vice presidential candidate. A leading voice of her generation, the Bronx-born Black-Puerto Rican is frequently sought out for her insight and commentary on Afro-Latinx identity, Black and Latinx liberation movements, police violence, colonialism in Puerto Rico, hip-hop feminism, third-party politics and more.   Rosa Clemente [...]

2023-08-16T17:38:11-04:00August 16th, 2023|Art, Events, Interviews|0 Comments

Meet Michael Tubbs: Featured Speaker at the Upcoming Kehinde Wiley Speaker Series

Michael Tubbs is an American politician who is currently serving as a special adviser for economic mobility and opportunity for Governor Gavin Newsom. Tubbs raised over $20 million dollars to create the Stockton Scholars, a universal scholarship and mentorship program for Stockton students. He is the Founder and Chair of Mayors for a Guaranteed Income along with E.P.I.C.   Michael Tubbs [...]

2023-08-16T17:32:24-04:00August 16th, 2023|Art, Events, Interviews|0 Comments

Meet Lateefah Simon: Featured Speaker at the Upcoming Kehinde Wiley Speaker Series

Lateefah Simon is a 25-year veteran organizer and nationally recognized advocate for civil rights and social justice. She is also an elected member of the Bay Area Rapid Transit board of directors and the President of MeadowFund. Simon also previously worked as the executive director of the Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights of the San Francisco Bay Area. Simon is also [...]

2023-08-16T17:21:16-04:00August 16th, 2023|Art, Events, Interviews|0 Comments

Meet Phillip Agnew: Featured Speaker at the Upcoming Kehinde Wiley Speaker Series

Phillip Agnew, a native of Chicago, Ill., and co-founder of the Dream Defenders. He found his voice as one of today’s most prolific community activists while a student at FAMU. In addition to serving as student body president from 2006-2007, a student member of the Board of Trustees, and the co-chair of the University’s Vote Coalition, he was recognized as a [...]

2023-08-16T15:03:48-04:00August 16th, 2023|Art, Events, Interviews|0 Comments

Meet Angela Davis: Featured Speaker at the Upcoming Kehinde Wiley Speaker Series

Angela Davis is a political activist, author, and professor. She was born in Birmingham, Alabama in 1944. Angela experienced racism at a very young age. Birmingham was one of the most segregated cities in the country. Her neighborhood was nicknamed “Dynamite Hill” because of how often the Klu Klux Klan targeted the homes. Angela believed that capitalism and racism were dangerous [...]

2023-08-16T14:52:38-04:00August 16th, 2023|Art, Events, Interviews|0 Comments

Meet Dorsey Nunn: Featured Speaker at the Upcoming Kehinde Wiley Speaker Series

Dorsey is a leading expert with over 40 years of professional experience in criminal justice reform. He is the first formerly incarcerated director of a public interest law office in California. Dorsey was sentenced to life in the California Department of Corrections when he was 19 years old. He paroled in 1981 and discharged from parole in 1984. Under his leadership [...]

2023-08-16T14:40:18-04:00August 16th, 2023|Art, Events, Interviews|0 Comments

Meet Aida Mariam Davis: Featured Speaker at the Upcoming Kehinde Wiley Speaker Series

Born to an Ethiopian family in Baltimore, Aida Mariam Davis lived between multiple worlds. She is a descendant of anti-colonial fighters who kept Ethiopia free from colonialism when virtually all of Africa was carved out and divided among European powers. She was raised in Apple Valley, CA where her father was a member of the Mojave Desert Sierra Club and instilled [...]

2023-08-16T14:22:54-04:00August 16th, 2023|Art, Events, Interviews|0 Comments

Meet Mistah F.A.B. : Featured Speaker at the Upcoming Kehinde Wiley Speaker Series

American rapper, songwriter, entrepreneur, community organizer and activist. F.A.B.'s community activism and philanthropic efforts have been highly visible throughout the years. Most notably, he hosts and organizes annual Thanksgiving turkey giveaways, backpack and school supply drives, holiday toys events and various charitable events benefiting Cancer and Domestic Violence.    Mistah F.A.B. will be a featured speaker at the upcoming Kehinde Wiley: [...]

2023-07-19T11:33:38-04:00July 19th, 2023|Art, Events, Interviews|0 Comments

Meet Ryan Coogler: Featured Speaker at the Upcoming Kehinde Wiley Speaker Series

American filmmaker. He is a recipient of four NAACP Image Awards, four Black Reel Awards, a Golden Globe Award nomination, and two Academy Award nominations. Coogler's films have received widespread acclaim and commercial success. His work has been hailed by critics for centering on often overlooked cultures and characters—most notably African Americans.   Ryan Coogler will be a featured speaker at [...]

2023-07-18T13:06:53-04:00July 18th, 2023|Art, Events, Interviews|0 Comments
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