Dwight Dunston


Co-Leader, Black Affinity Group

Dwight Dunston is a West Philly-based facilitator, hip-hop artist, educator, and activist with roots in the Carolinas and deeper roots in West Africa. Most recently Dwight served as the Coordinator of Equity and Justice Education at Friends Central School for 3 years, where he also coached track and and field and taught 11th and 12th grade literature (African American Lit and Climate Justice thru Lit). He is currently a collaborator at AORTA (Anti-Oppression Resource and Training Alliance) where he facilitates anti-oppression training and a trainer with Lion’s Story, a Philadelphia based org that uses Dr. Howard Stevenson’s theory on racial literacy to support individuals to develop tools, skills and techniques in navigating racially stressful encounters. As an artist, he is a founding member of the nine-piece hip-hop group, Hardwork Movement, and the musical group, City Love.

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