Kevin Powell

Kevin Powell, a native of Jersey City, New Jersey, is the author or editor of eleven previous books. He is a native of Jersey City, New Jersey. Thanks to a college financial aid package, he studied at Rutgers University and has gone on to write for publications such as The Huffington Post,, Esquire, Rolling Stone, the Washington Post, Vibe, and the Guardian. He is also the president and cofounder of BK Nation, an American organization focused on civil rights, human rights, and equal opportunities for all people. Powell is a proud long-time resident of Brooklyn, New York. Visit and

Books by this Author

The Education of Kevin Powell
The Black Male Handbook


Kevin Powell Wants You To Read Books

The author of 'The Education of Kevin Powell' talks about how reading books changed his life as young boy, and gives a special message to young people today about the importance of reading.