Ebony Oldham

Photo of Ebony Oldham in front of a flower wall.Core Member

Ebony Oldham is an artist, organizer of more than ten years and a doctoral student at the University of California, Los Angeles in the Department of Gender Studies with scholarly interests in Black leisure and labor studies, Black interiority, Black feminisms, and Black performance studies mostly at the intersections of Blackness, fatness, ability and gender. Ebony most recently curated the second annual Black Feminist Summer School, hosted as a love offering in honor of their late grandmother called the Black Feminist Kitchen, an emerging working group of activists, artists, organizers and scholars invested in Black feminist interiority. Prior to moving to Los Angeles, Ebony was a founding member and core organizer for Black Lives Matter Portland Chapter (BLMPDX), All-African People’s Revolutionary Party (A-APRP) and as a member of the Global Black Lives Matter Network strategy table. Beyond their ties to community and scholarship, Ebony is an Editor and Writer at Hood Communist, enjoys watermelon during all seasons, pattern clashing and streetwear.