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About the author:
Agyei Tyehimba is an educator, activist and author from Harlem, N.Y. Agyei is a former NYC public schoolteacher, co-founder of KAPPA Middle School 215 in the Bronx, NY, and co-author of the Essence Bestselling book, Game Over: The Rise and Transformation of a Harlem Hustler, published in 2007 by Simon & Schuster. In 2013, he wrote The Blueprint: A BSU Handbook, teaching Black student activists how to organize and lead. In April of 2014, he released Truth for our Youth: A Self-Empowerment Book for Teens.
Agyei has appeared on C-Span, NY1 News, and most recently on the A&E documentary, "The Mayor of Harlem: Alberto 'Alpo' Martinez."
Currently, Agyei is a member of the Black Power Cypher, five Black Nationalist men with organizing backgrounds, who host a monthly internet show addressing issues and proposing solutions. He runs his own business publishing books, public speaking, and teaching Black people how to organize and fight for empowerment. He is also founder of Harlem Liberation School and a YouTube Channel called "Black Liberation University."
Agyei earned his Bachelor's Degree in sociology from Syracuse University, his Master's Degree in Africana Studies from Cornell University, and his Master's Degree in Afro-American Studies from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst.
If you are interested in bringing Agyei to speak or provide consultation for your organization, please contact him at email@example.com.
My Two Cents
Unsolicited Writings On Race, Politics & Culture
My Two Cents is a compilation of selected editorial essays from Agyei Tyehimba's popular blog, "My True Sense." Topics include government repression, Black political empowerment, Police Brutality, Critiques of the Black Conscious Community, Community Organizing, Education, Propaganda and much more. Whether you agree or disagree with his perspectives, Agyei's insight and wit will move and inform you.
- Publication Date:
- 1492766674 / 9781492766674
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- Binding Type:
- US Trade Paper
- Trim Size:
- 6" x 9"
- Black and White
- Related Categories:
- Social Science / Black Studies