Nana Gyamfi, JD is a human and civil rights attorney, an adjunct professor in the Pan African Studies Department at the California State University Los Angeles, the host of "Uprising: The Asafo Edition " on Pacifica Radio’s 90.7FM KPFK and “Conversations on the Way” on Inner Light Radio, and an organizer and activist associated with various local, national, and international causes.
As a Movement attorney, Nana addresses the social justice challenges of Black and other marginalized communities of color through legal advocacy, organizing, and involvement in community causes and activism. Nana is a co-founder of Justice Warriors 4 Black Lives, a Black-led network of attorneys and non-attorneys fighting on the legal frontlines in support of the Movement for Black Lives. She also heads the Community Legal Clinic & Restorative Justice Center (CLCRJC) where she provides legal representation, advocacy, alternate dispute resolution, and "legal-ease" workshops regarding constitutional and human rights.
Nana is a well-respected and well-loved adjunct professor in the Pan African Studies Department at California State University Los Angeles. She teaches a wide range of courses, including “Race, Activism and Emotion”, as well as classes in African history and the African Diaspora.
The daughter of Ghanaian immigrants, Nana brings an internationalist Pan African revolutionary perspective to her analysis of current news and events on “Uprising: The Asafo Edition” on 90.7 FM Los Angeles. One of less than a handful of Black women on talk radio during Los Angeles’ drive-time hours, Nana prioritizes the voices of Black/Afrodescendent women and LGBTQAI guests too often excluded from the airwaves. Nana is a frequent radio show and television news guest, and is featured in theatrically-acclaimed HBO film, “The Grim Sleeper”.
Attorney Gyamfi received her undergraduate degree from Cornell University, and her Juris Doctorate from UCLA School of Law.