Jendayi Omowale is a Caribbean-American filmmaker and writer focused on telling the narratives of those marginalised in the historical archive. They have worked for over four years as a journalist, including writing for the likes of Apartment Therapy, Condé Nast, and being an editor at The Interlude Magazine. Currently, they run an award-winning documentary series about Black artists and art history called BlackArrogance! which was awarded an NYU Diversity Reporting Grant, IMDb-qualifying Onyko Films Award, Best Documentary at 2021 NYC Webfest, Best Story at Genre TV Film Festival and officially selected for both the Berlin Lift-off Film Festival and Miami WebFest.

Jendayi has an MPhil in World History from Cambridge University, with their dissertation looking at the role of Kittitian and Nevisian plantation societies in the political and legislative policies of the Trans-Atlantic slave trade. For their undergraduate degree, they studied Journalism and Dramatic Literature with a minor in history and graduated with honours from New York University.

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