Yayra Sumah

Yayra Sumah is a PhD candidate at Columbia University. She researches Congolese (DRC) history, the politics of decolonization, and the ontology and epistemology of Central African healing. Her interests include poetry, art, activism and cultural criticism. She has written for Borderlines (CSAAME), SUNU: Journal of African Affairs, Critical Thought + Aesthetics and Paletten Art Journal.

As of May 2020

Publications & Contributions:

New Alphabet School Blog: #Healing
The Medicine Comes from the Poison
April 27, 2021