Lumumba Seegars Lumumba Seegars grew up in Houston, Texas. After graduating from Harvard College with a degree in Social Studies, he joined Teach For America and taught high school math and special education for two years in Atlanta, Georgia. He currently lives in New York City and works as a singer, actor, and writer. He is interested in the politics surrounding education, race, and identity. With regard to education, he is very much interested in arts programs within schools, districts, and communities. He is interested in how the performing and visual arts express political activism as well as how people construct various aspects of their identities through watching and participating in the arts.