Prince Shakur is a queer, Jamaican American writer born and raised in Cleveland, Ohio. He has a BA in Creative Writing from Ohio University and since graduating in 2015 has participated in social movements ranging from Standing Rock, BLM, and anti-Duterte protests in the Philippines. His activism is present throughout his essays and articles on queer culture, black masculinity represented in media, youth social movements, police brutality and the complexities of black travel.
He is a GLAAD Rising Star (2017), Vision for Ohio Fellow (2019, SFJ Diversity Fellow (2019), and writer in residence at Sangam House (2019). He is currently writing/editing his debut novel and non-fiction book.