Powell, Kevin


Kevin Powell is one of the most celebrated political, cultural, literary, and hip-hop voices in America. He is a poet, journalist, civil and human rights activist, filmmaker, and the author of 14 books. Kevin’s 15th and 16th books, respectively, will be a new collection of poems and a biography of Tupac Shakur. Kevin’s writings have appeared in a wide range of publications, including The New York Times, Esquire, British GQ, The Guardian, The Washington Post, and HuffPost. A native of Jersey City, New Jersey, Kevin is a long-time resident of Brooklyn, New York.