Kemi Alabi

Editorial Manager, Forward Together

Kemi Alabi joined Forward Together in November 2014. As Editorial Manager, they help lead Echoing Ida and engage its growing Truth-Teller Network. They also document and share Forward Together’s story of courage, connection and change. A writer, editor and teaching artist, Kemi has spent the last decade amplifying the voices of Black women and non-binary folks. After studying political science and philosophy, they learned the power of words to conjure new worlds. Since then, they’ve worked with organizers in housing rights, the movement for Black lives, and queer and trans justice to strategically communicate visions of liberation. Kemi’s writing and editorial work appear in The Guardian, The Washington Post, Blavity, Catapult, The Toast and Winter Tangerine.