Odom, Yumy

    Yumy Odom founded the Frator Heru Institute in Philadelphia to develop strategies to help black families face their challenges.  He also founded the East Coast Black Age Comics Convention to help combat illiteracy through comic book art.  He formerly ran Temple University’s Pan-African Studies Community Education Program.

     

    More Info:

    Philadelphia WeeklyPan-African farewell

    Video interview: Yumy Odom on the origins of East Coast Black Age of Comics Convention

    Want a digest of WHYY’s programs, events & stories? Sign up for our weekly newsletter.

    It will take 126,000 members this year for great news and programs to thrive. Help us get to 100% of the goal.