Prince Shakur

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Prince Shakur is a queer, Jamaican American writer and activist based in Columbus, Ohio. He is writing his debut memoir on life in Obama and Trump’s America and his political, coming of age.


Cover Photo: Stills from 'Poetic Justice' and 'Cooley High'/Columbia Pictures and American International Pictures
What ‘Poetic Justice’ Can Teach Us About Black Art Beyond Trauma

Can Black writing be seen as more than a product of our death and pain?

Dec 17, 2020
Cover Photo: A photo of the author sitting in a backyard in Paris.
In an America on Fire, Baldwin’s Legacy Led Me to Paris

Just as America’s horrors led Baldwin to flee decades before, I waded through my own fear as a gay, black man coming of age in an America burning once again.

Dec 02, 2019