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Khefa Nosakhere

Writer. Mentor. Advocate. Brother

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Khefa Nosakhere is a native of New Orleans, Louisiana. Khefa discovered his passion for literature as a youth at the Algiers Point Library, as an honors English student at FW Gregory Junior High School then later in Advanced Placement English at McMain Magnet Secondary School. He holds a B.A. in Literature and Language from the University of Southern California [Fight On!!] His masters degree in Literature focused on literary criticism. He credits the Autobiography of Malcolm X, Things Fall Apart and It Takes a Nation of Millions to Hold us Back as the three works that the greatest impact of shaping his cultural and intellectual identity. His literary specialties are: 20th century American literature, major authors, African-American literature, scholarly essays, literary criticism, African diaspora literature, short stories, creative writing, and poetry. He has also taught ESL, Developmental English, College Freshman Writing, English Composition 101 and 102. This self-described expert of the Marvel Universe states his favorite "superhero" since childhood is none other than the God of Thunder, Thor Odinson, Son of Odin, Prince of the Realm Eternal -the Mighty Thor. He fully admits to his profane addiction to crab legs and seafood but obdurately rejects professional help. Khefa is a classic film buff- his favorite movie is the 1950 epic, Sunset Boulevard.

His creative influences are: Maurice White, Muddy Waters, Chuck D, Curtis Mayfield, Julius [Dr. J] Erving, Sam Greenlee, Norman Whitfield, Lamont Dozier, Stevie Wonder, Sarah Vaughn, Christopher [Notorious B.I.G] Wallace, Ian Fleming, Ernest Hemingway, Flannery O'Connor, Marlon Brando, Chinua Achebe, A Tribe Called Quest, the Last Poets, Pablo Picasso, Langston Hughes, Ernie Barnes, Richard Wright, James Baldwin, August Wilson, Rod Serling, Jack Kirby, Stan Lee, Billy Wilder, Stanley Kubrick, Michael Jackson, Marvin Gaye, and the incomparable Chaka Khan.

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Khefa Nosakhere. 109 likes. Khefa Nosakhere is an adjunct English professor. He is an author with a special focus in 20th American literature and African American literature.

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Khefa Nosakhere

Khefa Nosakhere is a native of New Orleans, Louisiana. Khefa discovered his passion for literature as a youth at the Algiers Point Library, as an honors English student at FW Gregory Junior High School then later in Advanced Placement English at McMain Magnet Secondary School. He holds a B.A.

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