Luke Nephew (Despierto) is a poet journalist, emcee, and organizer. He performs at rallies and in streets, in hospitals and on stages, inside prisons and in front of precincts. He works with communities for collective healing and liberation in Latin America, Africa and Asia. Luke’s work is to sing truth to power. He uses music and poetry in the struggle for human rights and justice in Colombia, Sudan, Palestine, Afghanistan and the US. Luke is a graduate of Fordham University, with a B.A. in Peace and Justice Studies with a focus on Health and Healing.