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Zekita Tucker
Zekita is the founder and Executive Director of League of African American Women and Zeniam Publications.   Since 2006, Zekita has worked as a freelance journalist for countless newspapers and online publications nationally and internationally.  She is also the author and creator of YourStory Book Series, a Black studies educational series for youth in grades K-12.  As a journalist and author, her work has been featured and published by some of the country's most influential publications like ABC World News, Roland Martin Show, DC Intersection w/Rebecca Roberts, and of course St. Louis' own legend Mr. Bernie Hayes.  Zekita is a mother and young breast cancer survivor.  Some of her inspirational articles about younger African American women and Breast Cancer have been published all over the nation including the Washington Informer and Clutch Magazine. As a leader in the Restoration and Rebuilding the African American and African Diasporic community,  she has been interviewed and featured by award winning journalists and national radio shows like Rebecca Roberts (DC) and the Roland S. Martin Radio Show. Much of her work (besides journalism) is outreach- giving presentations at local schools and community centers as well as spearheading critical events for health awareness and social well being across St. Louis.  Some of these events include: Black and Beautiful Breast Cancer Walk for Awareness 2010, 'Love Doesn't Hurt' Domestic Violence and Awareness Workshop, Sisters United Against the Violence (a women led demonstration against the violence in St. Louis, 'Black History St. Louis and Beyond' and 'Black Women in History' (an ongoing tour of slideshows presentations in SLPS that started February 2011), and the Green Therapy Youth Initiative.
She currently lives in St. Louis, MO with her two daughters, Niambi and Yanahni. 
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