About Us

Eshe Shukura

Georgia State Organizer

Eshe Shukura is a Fat Queer Non-binary Black (not AA) Woman Artist and Feminist from Atlanta, Ga via St. Louis, Mo.

They graduated from Hampshire College with a BA in Liberal Arts; emphasis in theater. While at Hampshire, Eshe founded Community Advocacy, an umbrella organization representing the interest and needs of the campus’ marginalized communities. A serious artist, for their senior thesis, they co-directed and starred in their original play, “Fat. Black. & Ugly.” which won the James Baldwin playwright award at the Five College Word Festival in Amherst, MA.

Since graduating, Eshe has been active in Atlanta, organizing with SNAPCO and Southerners On New Grounds defending and uplifting the value of Black Lives through a ProQueer/Trans lens. Eshe performs locally in the Atlanta art scene and is a former member of the cultural organization, Southern Fried Queer Pride. They sat on the board of Project Affirm, a funded study on the resilience of Trans communities. They were the concert coordinator for the 2016 All Access ATL Concert, a cultural event to uplift abortion access. They believe in art as a tool for Justice. They are a trained facilitator of Theater of the Oppressed, and believe that it is necessary we practice our tactics for organizing and imagine our liberated futures.

Eshe use they/them pronouns.