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Dr. Khadijah Z. Ali-Coleman


Khadijah Z. Ali-Coleman, Ed.D. is a cultural curator with over 20 years of applied experience transforming places into arts and educational spaces. She is award-winning performance artist Khadijah Moon, and a multi-genre writer who is a playwright and filmmaker whose work has appeared at the John F. Kennedy Center, Artscape festival, Theater Alliance, Anacostia Playhouse and other venues. Founder of the multi-disciplinary arts company Liberated Muse Arts Group, Khadijah is the 2023 Poet Laureate of Prince George’s County, MD. She is author of the children’s book Mariah’s Maracas (2018), co-editor of the book Homeschooling Black Children in the US: Theory, Practice and Popular Culture (2022), and released her poetry chapbook titled The Summoning of Black Joy, this past June.