I continue December 2015’s theme of the Creative and introduce everyone to Kwazi Akwamu. Kwazi is a writer, publisher, graphic designer, and printer. I first met Kwazi years ago when he interviewed me as a reporter for the Michigan Citizen Newspaper (Mrs. T, Z, and Catherine WOW that voice is missed!). Since I’ve witnessed Kwazi’s creativity tell stories of Black people in many ways. Kwazi creates a series of clocks and wall adornments that honor George Jackson, Fannie Lou Hamer, and Assata Shakur (read about these figures if you don’t know … now ya’ know BIG). Kwazi’s business also has corporate relationships with Casinos, political campaigns, and entertainment venues.
Have you heard about the trend in storytelling? The idea of becoming