About our Founder
Samori Camara is an Afrikan warrior scholar who founded the Kamali Academy in 2009 and is in the process of finishing his Ph.D. in American History at the University of Texas at Austin. Samori has taught as a certified high school English teacher for three years in Maryland and Baton Rouge, Louisiana. He also ran for School Board in Baton Rouge.
As a native and member of the New Orleans community, Camara is committed to the mental, physical, and spiritual liberation of the city’s Black community through Afrikan-centered education. His lifelong mission is the transmission of Afrikan cultural traditions, morals, and values to those here now and those yet to come.