DeShuna Spencer – Combining Social Activism with Journalism

DeShuna Spencer is Founder/Publisher of emPower magazine. Spencer is also the producer and radio host of emPower Hour on DC’s 89.3 FM WPFW, where she discusses social justice and human rights issues. A Memphis native, Spencer graduated from Jackson State University where she studied communications and journalism. She has written for The Clarion-Ledger, The Oakland Tribune, the Crisis Magazine, AOL and the Washington Examiner. A former AmeriCorps*VISTA, Spencer was recently named 40under40 by The Envest Foundation and received a “Who’s Got Next” award by the National Action Network. Spencer, who also produces web shows for her online magazine, is currently working on her first documentary, Mom Interrupted. Learn more about DeShuna by visiting:



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