Kevin Powell

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Birthday
24, 1966
Birthplace
New Jersey
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
24, 1966 (age 52)
Birthplace
New Jersey

About

An American author and political activist, he wrote for Esquire, The Washington Post, and Rolling Stone, among other publications. His published works in book form include My Own Private Ghetto (a memoir) and The Kevin Powell Reader.

Before Fame

He attended Rutgers University. In 1992, he joined the New York cast of the MTV reality television program, The Real World.

Trivia

His 2009 work, Open Letters to America, celebrated the election of Obama and American political engagement in general.

Family Life

He grew up in Jersey City, New Jersey. He later entered politics in New York.

Associated With

He was a guest on The Oprah Winfrey Show, where he discussed his activism on behalf of abused women.