Cultural Artist, Phavia Kujichagulia is Author of RECOGNIZING & RESOLVING the ROOTS of RACISM & creator of TOTBBrainGames
Renaissance woman, Phavia Kujichagulia is the author of RECOGNIZING & RESOLVING the ROOTS of RACISM, contributing author to ELEPHANT IN THE ROOM (with Dr. Lige Dailey, Jr. & Robert Woods), and creator of THINK OUTSIDE the BOX
Brain Games for the HUEwombman RACE.
A former Professor of Ethnomusicology & African Civilizations at World College West and Stanford University’s Workshop on Political & Social Issues, Professor Kujichagulia was a Culture & Spirituality Ambassador with the USA Delegation to the 2nd World Conference Against Racism in the Caribbean island nation of Barbados.
For more than forty years Phavia Kujichagulia has utilized education and the arts to fight racism as well as all forms of social injustice. She has lectured and performed extensively throughout the continental USA, the Caribbean, and England.
A prolific writer, Phavia Kujichagulia was a dedicated columnist/staff writer for the widely acclaimed, Jazz Now Magazine (1990 to 1999) and Community & Culture columnist with the San Francisco Examiner Online Newspaper (2009 to 2015). In 2012, Phavia Kujichagulia was honored as a Champion of Black Editorial Writing by the San Francisco Bayview Newspaper.
In addition to advocating for prisoner’s rights, for nearly 20 years Sistah Phavia Kujichagulia taught Creative Writing & Performing Arts through Arts-In-Corrections and the California Department of Corrections at DVI, Folsom, Soledad, Vacaville, Pelican Bay, and San Quentin Prisons. Her San Quentin Arts-In-Corrections Creative Writing students appeared in the 1993 Hollywood Pictures release, Bound by Honor.