From Joan Rivers to Marlo Thomas to Lena Dunham, comedy and feminism have been longstanding bedfellows.
Agunda Okeyo is a writer, producer, filmmaker and activist born in Nairobi and raised between New York City and the Kenyan capital. She has called New York City home for more than 20 years and proudly considers herself a Pan-African New Yorker. Okeyo understands and writes from a global perspective about politics, culture, film, and comedy. In 2015, she plans to publish her first book on her experience with systemic inequality in the United States, primarily critical of formal education.
A new PBS documentary about writer Alice Walker finally tells her powerful story and has already moved audiences with its message writes Agunda Okeyo.