Jakaila Tionne Scaife

Jakaila Scaife is a writer, poet/spoken word artist, researcher, filmmaker, and community facilitator from Bartow, Florida. As a FAMU Alumna, she holds a B.S. in History and minor in African-American Studies. As a storyteller, she weaves together the collective experiences of Africana peoples to contextualize her story within the broader framework of the Diaspora. She explores themes of intergenerational healing, intersectionality, Africana Womanist theory, and Black revolutionary artistry. Her work can be seen in A Gathering Together (2022) where "Becoming Human," and "Matters of Time" were concurrently published. Additionally, Jakaila is the curator and founder of Sesheta Speaks, LLC, a platform dedicated to empowering neurodivergent BIPOC how to love themselves fiercely through liberating artistry and communal healing. Connect here: https://linktr.ee/jakailascaife

2023 Events
Small Press Reading 2