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janaya khan
Teaches In
MFA Public Practice

janaya khan is the co-founder of Black Lives Matter Toronto and has become a leading voice in the global crusade demanding social transformation, justice, and equality. Known as futurewithin the BLM movement, khan is a Black, queer, gender-nonconforming activist, staunch Afrofuturist, boxer, and social-justice educator. Khan’s dedication and bold approach to social justice work has created opportunities to contribute to academic and frontline community dialogue engaging audiences on the global impacts of the Black Lives Matter movement. An accomplished lecturer and author, their writings have been featured in The Feminist Wire, The Root, Huffington Post Black Voices, and Al Jazeera.