An American author and politics activist, he wrote for Esquire, The Washington Post, and Rolling Rock, among various other publications. His released works in reserve form include MY VERY OWN Personal Ghetto (a memoir) as well as the Kevin Powell Audience. He went to Rutgers College or university. In 1992, he became a member of the brand new York cast from the MTV actuality television program, REAL LIFE. His 2009 function, Open Words to America, celebrated the election of Obama and American politics engagement generally. He was raised in Jersey Town, NJ. He later inserted politics in NY. He was a visitor in the Oprah Winfrey Present, where he talked about his activism with respect to abused women.