Mixed Roots

The Color of Us by The Color of Us

Episode notes

Aisha Fukushima is a performance lecturer, justice strategist, singer/songwriter, and RAPtivist. She founded RAPtivism, a hip hop project spanning 20 countries and four continents, amplifying universal efforts for freedom and justice. Her work with ‘RAPtivism’ has been featured on Oprah Magazine and TEDx, to name only a few organizations. Additionally, she has spoken with the President of Estonia about the power of music to create change. She has also presented at venues such as Stanford University, Yale Law School, Duke University and the National Conference On Race and Ethnicity (NCORE). In keynotes she links themes such as hip hop, global citizenship, empowerment, feminism and cultural activism through storytelling as well as live musical performance.