Chenjerai Kumanyika – Philadelphia, PA

An associate professor of Journalism and Media Studies at Rutgers University, Chenjerai is also a Peabody Award-winning podcast producer (Uncivil) and community activist. At the turn of the century, he was a member of the rap group The Spooks on Epic Records, and later served as the associate director of Street Poets where he launched our recording studio and produced our first compilation album.