Femi Lewis

  • Teaches African-American history and English literature to New York City high school students
  • Has written curricula on topics in African-American history
  • Has lectured on African-American topics


Femi Lewis teaches African-American history and English literature to high school students in New York City. She has written curricula on topics in African-American history including Enslavement to Emancipation, Reconstruction to Harlem Renaissance, African-American Women, Urban Literature, and Hip-Hop Studies. Femi enhanced curricula on through her participation in seminars such as National Endowment for the Humanities' "The Abolitionist Movement: Fighting Against Slavery and Racial Injustice From the American Revolution to the Civil War" and the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History's "The Civil Rights Movement." She also has lectured on topics such as "Harlem Renaissance Poets: Creating An Authentic Voice," "African-American Women Writers," and "Hip-Hop Studies."


Femi Lewis has a bachelor's degree in English with a concentration on African-American literature from the City College of New York, an MFA in Creative Writing from City College, and a M.S. Ed in secondary education from St. John's University.

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