Tokumbo Bodunde teaches high school literacy in New York City. Prior, she taught high school English in Newark and Hoboken, NJ. On the university level, Tokumbo has taught courses on media and communication at Manhattan College and Women’s Studies at William Paterson University. A graduate of the Media Studies program at The New School, Tokumbo has trained with arts and filmmaking organizations such as Third World Newsreel, Community Word Project, Thriving Artists Program, and Chica Luna Productions. Her short, Her Name Sounds Like, was recently featured at the Black Latina Movement film showcase as well as the Black Women Artists for Black Lives Matter exhibition at The New Museum.
Her documentary, Black Girls Face: R. Kelly was featured in the Reel Sisters of the Diaspora Film Festival. Tokumbo has also screened and facilitated workshops at The Left Forum, the Women, Action & Media Conference and the Grassroots Media Conference. In her writing, teaching and film projects, she tackles issues of gender, race, class and popular media.
Tokumbo can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org