Dr. Tukufu Zuberi is the Lasry Family Professor of Race Relations at the University of Pennsylvania, the founder of TZ Production Company, and the writer, producer, and director of African Independence.  

Dr. Zuberi is dedicated to bringing a fresh view of culture and society to the public through various platforms such as guest lecturing at universities, television programs, and interactive social media and exhibitions. Currently, he works on human rights initiatives by participating in public speaking engagements, international collaborations with transnational organizations, and individuals dedicated to human equality.

He is the curator of two museum exhibits – Tides of Freedom: African Presence on the Delaware River (at the Independence Seaport Museum in Philadelphia) and Black Bodies in Propaganda: The Art of the War Poster (at the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology).  He is also a host on the hit PBS series, History Detectives, which is now airing its 10th season.

Dr. Tukufu Zuberi’s CV

Contact Dr. Zuberi

A Conversation with Tukufu Zuberi, hosted by Pierre Kimsey, WKNO-TV in Memphis, TN:

Tukufu speaks about the legacy and influence of W.E.B Du Bois:

Tukufu hosts the Honoring W.E.B Du Bois 2012 Conference at the University of Pennsylvania:

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