Independent Historian

Ekeoma Ugoezi Ezeh is an Igbo American human rights advocate, womanist, reader, and writer. She holds an MA in International Law and Human Rights from University for Peace in San Joes, Costa Rica and a BA in Economics with minors in Women and Gender Studies, and Sociology from Utah State University. Ekeoma works in international human rights advocacy as well as runs her blog, Signed, N.A., where she shares literature inspired musings on identity and culture.

Ekeoma is passionate about the histories and cultures of Black peoples across the diaspora. She speaks English, Spanish, and Igbo and has lived in the United States, Dominican Republic, and Costa Rica. Her hobbies include books, puzzles, and travel.

West African Students’ Union (WASU)

In August of 1925, Ladipo Solanke, a Nigerian law student, and Herbert Bankole-Bright, a Sierra Leonean doctor, founded the West African Students’ Union (WASU) in the Camden Town section of London, England. WASU eventually become a powerful influence in both British and West African politics … Read MoreWest African Students’ Union (WASU)