Gregory “Brother G” Walker

Author/CEO, African Legends Animation LTD

Gregory “Brother G” Walker

Author/CEO, African Legends Animation LTD

Biography

Gregory “Brother G” Walker is the CEO of African Legends Animation LTD, a new Bahamian based animation/film/multimedia studio co-owned by Jeffrey Poitier, nephew of the legendary Bahamian actor Sydney Poitier.

The author of the acclaimed “Shades of Memnon” book series, Brother G is also a  journalist, African-centered researcher, and spoken word comedy poet. For the last 25 years, Brother G has researched and written a series of historical adventure novels showcasing the legends, culture, and spirituality of ancient African cultures: The African Legends Genre.

Awards: Recipient of the 2009 Octavia Butler Humanitarian Award at Book Expo America; Best New Author of the Year Award at Chicago’s Black Book Fair 2000

Brother G’s work: The “Shades of Memnon,” three books in a planned 7 book series about the African hero of the Trojan War, are used in schools, rites of passage courses and youth programs nationwide. “Shades Of Memnon” was licensed for movie production by the actor Wesley Snipes.  “Nimrod The Hunter” book 1, published in 2011, is based on the world-renowned Kushite king from the Old Testament. The new “Nefertari: Protectress of the Nile” book series debuted in May 2014 to critical acclaim. The manuscript, based on the legendary 18th dynasty Egyptian Queen, has already generated interest from actors and film producers.

All sessions by Gregory “Brother G” Walker

The African Origin of Superheroes

Mar 11 2017
12:00 pm - 12:50 pm
Panel 3