Nebraska Authors

Omowale Akintunde

Born AL (USA)

Filmmaker, Writer and Educator

Places Lived

Montgomery, AL
Columbia, MO
Omaha, NE

Author Of

  • Play/Screenplay
  • Nonfiction

Keywords

Screenplays; Multiculturalism; Race Issues

Education

Bachelor of Science, Alabama State University, Montgomery, AL
Master of Music Education, Alabama State University, Montgomery, AL
Ph.D. in Curriculum and Instruction, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO

Occupation

Former Chair, Black Studies at University of Nebraska-Omaha, Omaha, NE
Associate Professor
Editorial Board Member of Journal of the National Association of Multicultural Education
Writer
Film Director

Places Worked

University of Nebraska-Omaha, Omaha, NE
Journal of the National Association of Multicultural Education

Honors

Emmy Award for Documentary An Inaugural Ride to Freedom

Bibliography

Holy Smoke. 2007. (Writer/Director)
Hollywood and Vying. 2007. (Writer/Director)
Black and Blue. 2007. (Writer/Director)
Switch Swap. 2007. (Writer/Director)
Communion. 2007. (Writer/Director)
Wigger, a Short Film. 2008. (Writer/Director) Filmed in Omaha, NE
Mama 'n' Em. 2008. (Director)
An Inaugural Ride to Freedom. 2009. (Director/Producer)
Wigger. 2010. (Writer/Director)
An Inaugural Ride to Freedom: The Journey Continues. 2013. (Director/Producer)

Books:
Multiculturalism and the Teacher Education Experience. 2007.
The Adventures of Darrell and the Invincible Man. 2008.

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