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Tufara Waller Muhammad

I come from Midwives, Medicine Makers, Musicians, Movement People, Storytellers, Educators and Ritual Leaders. This is my Ancestral work , these are my ways that I contribute to ILI and to this world.

MidSouth - Arkansas, Mississippi, Western Tennessee

Cultural Organizer, Popular Educator and Dreamer
Datule’ Artist Collective/ROOTS/ Southern Black Girls and Women’s Consortium/ Jus Blues Foundation

Tufara Waller Muhammad is a multidiciplinary artist, political strategist, popular educator and cultural organizer.  Tufara has worked for over 25 years at the nexus of art, culture, faith and justice in the US South and Global South. Tufara Waller Muhammad  draws on six generations of her multiracial familial lineage of civically-engaged artists, organizers, and spiritual leaders animated by faith and a commitment to justice, healing, and transformation of systems and structures within communities, institutions, and governmental entities. She is a proud member of Alternate Roots, Jus Blues Foundation, The Americana Music Association,  ASCAP,  a Lifetime Member of Girl Scouts of America and a Lifetime Member of Folk Alliance International. She has worked on the Design and Facilitation Teams since the ILI Pilot.