Mwatabu Okantah is an Assistant Professor and Poet-in-Residence in the Department of Pan-African Studies at Kent State University, where he also serves as Director of the Center of Pan-African Culture. A highly recognized poet and motivational speaker, Okantah has appeared in various locations throughout the USA and West Africa. As a performer, he has worked in a variety of musical situations, including time as griot for the Iroko African Drum & Dance Society and in an ongoing collaboration with the Cavani String Quartet.
Cleveland State University Poetry Center
Okantah, Mwatabu S., "Afreeka Brass" (1983). CSU Poetry Center Books. 122.