Vann R. Newkirk II

Co-Founder and co-Chief Scribe of Seven Scribes

Vann R. Newkirk II

Co-Founder and co-Chief Scribe of Seven Scribes

Biography

Vann R. Newkirk II is a writer at Daily Kos focusing on justice and issues and the co-founder and co-Chief Scribe of Seven Scribes, an online publication focused on millennials of color. Newkirk is also a freelance journalist and essayist with a body of work in science and science-fiction, a speculative-fiction writer, and an avid fan of all things sci-fi. 

A graduate of Morehouse College and a resident of Silver Spring, MD, Newkirk studies the intersection of science, race, and science-fiction in several articles. He has written for GQ, Grantland, Gawker, Ebony, and several other publications. He also has a background in science, with an undergraduate degree in biology and published journal articles on racial health disparities.

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Afrofuturism and Today

1:06 pm - 1:35 pm
FIU Biscayne Bay Campus 3000 NE 151st St, Miami, FL 33181