Cultural Activist Brooklyn, NY, USA

Stanley Kinard

Stanley Kinard was raised in the Black Arts Movement and played a pivotal role as a student leader establishing the W.E.B Dubois Department of Afro-American Studies and the New African Cultural Center at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. He was the founding Executive Director of the Carter G. Woodson Cultural Literacy Project and the Brownsville Heritage House, both of which focused on teaching African history and culture to New York public school students. Stanley is currently developing the Communiversity, an alliance of artists and activists committed to establishing culturally relevant community schools.