Sekou Writes has had way more than his fair share of lives as a professional creative. Among other things, he has authored three books, ghostwritten a New York Times best-seller, been included in a wide variety of anthologies, written a few regular columns, authored an autobiographical stage play, directed a documentary film, and even co-written and co-starred in an Off-Broadway play. Probably what he’s most known for is test-driving exotic cars and writing about them. Yes, really. He has a couple of fancy-sounding degrees like a BA from Morehouse and an MFA in Creative Writing/Fiction. He also makes jewelry– bracelets mainly– which isn’t as random as it sounds. As if all that wasn’t enough, he also donates brand new clothes to the unhoused through his HERO clothing line.
3 reasons to buy something
Your purchase price will be used to help the unhoused. Get and give at the same time.
Most of the items in my shop are hand made by me and I'm slightly OCD about quality.
I offer a lifetime replacement guarantee on anything I make. If it breaks, I'll fix it.
KWANZAA — AN INSIDER’S PERSPECTIVE
In December of 2017, I wrote an article about Kwanzaa for Essence. They were intrigued by the fact that I was raised celebrating Kwanzaa as opposed to Christmas. Suddenly, there is quite a bit of renewed interest in the article so I decided to repost it here. Also, a lot of…
IG LIVE: Sekou chats with Project Love Strong
So grateful to be considered a Change Agent by Project Love Strong, especially since they are responsible for getting me involved with the unhoused. Watch to find out how we connected.
RADIO: Sekou chats with media personality Harriette Cole
Had a great time chatting with my friend and mentor Harriette Cole on her Dreamleapers radio show on WBAI. We talked about my DOING Movement, the creation of HERO Hoodies, randomly running in 5Ks, and how your worst moments can develop your biggest superpowers. Listen in below. (Runtime 1 hour…