Kemi Alabi

Echoing Ida Manager, Forward Together

Kemi Alabi joined Forward Together in November 2014. They lead Echoing Ida and engage its growing Truth-Teller Network. A writer, editor and teaching artist, Kemi has spent the last decade amplifying Black voices. 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 powerfully communicate visions of liberation. Kemi’s writing and editorial work appear in The Guardian, The Washington Post, Blavity, Catapult, and Black Warrior Review.