fayemi shakur is a writer, cultural critic and cultural producer based in Newark, New Jersey.  She is also a Visiting Lecturer at Rutgers University-Newark, Department of Art, Culture and Media. Previously, she has served as executive director of City Without Walls art gallery in Newark. Her writing has been featured in The New York Times, Hyperallergic, HYCIDE magazine, The International Review of African American Art, Nueva Luz Photographic Journal and MFON: Women Photographers in the African Diaspora among other books and publications.