Funmilola Fagbamila

Funmilola Fagbamila is a Nigerian American scholar, activist, playwright and artist. She currently serves as a professor of Pan African Studies at CSU Los Angeles. As an original member of the Black Lives Matter Movement, Funmilola has been organizing with BLM since its inception in 2013.

Her current project, entitled The Intersection: Woke Black Folk, is a stage play on the complexities of black political identity. This production has been met with critical acclaim by thinkers and artists such as Angela Davis and Erykah Badu. It premiered in March 2018 as the featured theatrical production for Pan African Film Festival.