Student Historian

Kai Mora is a graduate student of history at the City College of New York and the Senior Fellow at the African History Project based in London, UK. She specializes in 20th century African and diasporic history and music. She has written and lectured on figures such as CLR James, Thomas Sankara, Andy Palacio, and Frantz Fanon. She has also written widely on Pan-Africanism, particularly in the first half of the 20th century. She also has worked as a museum professional over the past 5 years, with experience in both Communications and Museum Education.

The 1619 Project (August 14, 2019-)

The 1619 project was a collection of essays, poems, and photos surrounding the origins of slavery and subsequent inequalities in the United States, published on August 14, 2019 in the New York Times Magazine, commemorating the 400th anniversary of first arrival of enslaved Africans to … Read MoreThe 1619 Project (August 14, 2019-)