Jendayi Omowale

Jendayi is a Caribbean-American filmmaker and writer focused on telling the narratives of those marginalized in the historical archive. She is pursuing her MPhil in World History, with her dissertation looking at the role of Nevisian plantation societies in the political and legislative policies of the Trans-Atlantic slave trade. They graduated magna cum laude from New York University with a Bachelor’s in Journalism and Dramatic Literature with a minor in History, and was chosen to be Class Representative for

NYU’s Class of 2021 graduation. She has worked for over four years as a journalist, including writing for the likes of Apartment Therapy, Condé Nast, and being an editor over 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. You can check out her work further at: