Shaka T. Barrett, LMSW- A licensed master social worker by trade, Shaka has been writing for over 14 years. An aspiring author of poetry and children’s books; this Atlanta University Center Alumni (BA-Morehouse College/MSW-Clark Atlanta University) has over ten years of experience working with children, teenagers, adults and families in the Atlanta area. Shaka also has seven years of professional experience working with state and local government as well as private social service agencies in the Atlanta-Metropolitan area. His history of community work includes volunteer work at several local YMCA’s, mentorship, working with AUC students to organize the First Annual Reparations Summit at Clark Atlanta University in 2003 and bieng selected as a workshop facilitator for the 3rd Annual H.Y.P.E. Youth Conferance sponsored by the Fulton County Sheriff's Department. He is currently a member of Sankofa United Church of Christ where he is a member of the Council of Elders and serves as a leader of the Children's Ministry and Men’s Ministry. Shaka is husband and father of three who has dedicated his life to giving voice to the voiceless.
Not in a while had the world seen such a great man
Elevating himself even above the royalty of his birth while using his education as a
Lawyer to a fight against the
Social Injustices of Ap... See More...
Maybe it is me who is the one that they call Neo
Is it my job to show all of my people the true deal?
My people are living the best they ever have in this land
But is it due to our hard work or a hand out ... See More...
Tears Tell Tragic Tales
Agonizing Anxiety Attacks Again
Vacillating Visions Voicing Vindictive Vengeance
Nation in Pain
Marching and protestin... See More...
Today we have a generation of youth with access to information, but no instruction. They have the freedom to explore, yet are educated in a way that incarcerates their imagination and they lack the resources ... See More...
Today another person lost a life…
Not in the name of Jesus Christ
Not because they were keeping it real
Not because of a bad drug deal
But as a casualty of war
We Lost a Life?
Tell me what for…
For no ... See More...