Agunda Okeyo is a writer, 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 U.S. society, systemic oppression, and strategies for transformation. In 2015, she plans to publish her first book on the nature of systemic inequality in the United States, primarily critical of formal education. In addition to WMC, she writes for Salon, The Daily Beast, and Indiewire. Follow @AgundaOkeyo.