M. K. Asante biography

M. K. Asante

Film director

1982 –

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Who is M. K. Asante?

MK Asante is an American author, filmmaker, and professor. He has been described by the Philadelphia Inquirer as "a rare, remarkable talent that brings to mind the great artists of the Harlem Renaissance." He was described by CNN as "a master storyteller and major creative force." Essence Magazine wrote "Asante is the voice of a new generation." He is the recipient of numerous awards and recognitions including the Langston Hughes Award from the Langston Hughes Society and the Key to the City of Dallas, TX.

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Born
Nov 3, 1982
Harare
Also known as
  • Molefi Kete Asante Jr.
  • M.K. Asante
  • MK Asante
Parents
Ethnicity
  • African American
Nationality
  • United States of America
  • Zimbabwe
Profession
Education
  • University of California, Los Angeles
  • Lafayette College
  • University of London
  • SOAS, University of London

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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