Zakiya Sankara-Jabar is the co-founder of Racial Justice NOW!
A local woman who helped found an organization dedicated to dismantling racism will appear next month on a popular HBO late-night series.
Zakiya Sankara-Jabar, co-founder of Racial Justice NOW!, will be featured throughout the second season of “Wyatt Cenac’s Problem Areas.” The series will focus on education in America.
“I really hope people see it in a positive light,” Sankara-Jabar said. “The show is sort of comedic, but talks about serious issues. I hope that people see some hope.”
The series follows Cenac, a comedian and writer, across the country as he explores social and cultural issues, according to HBO’s website. Cenac is also known for his work as a correspondent on “The Daily Show” with Jon Stewart.
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