Keisha Sutton-James

Project: Developing a biography and documentary of Harlem legend Percy Ellis Sutton based on oral history resources (project includes interviewing at least forty individuals) and available archives

Keisha Sutton-James is Corporate Vice President at Inner City Broadcasting Corporation, with a professional background in banking and a family background in activism. Throughout her childhood, she worked at the Apollo Theatre and heard stories from her grandfather, Percy Sutton, of his civil rights work. Ms. Sutton-James pursued a career with Inner City Broadcasting, as well as helping build “Circle of Sisters” and starting her own business to create content about women and African Americans. She holds a bachelor’s degree in International Relations from Tufts University and a Master of Business Administration from Wharton School of Business.