John Watusi Branch is a lecturer, poet, author, singer, businessman and activist.
person and lecturer on Kwanzaa, he is one of the first people to publish a book on the story of
He is the editor and publisher of Christianity and African Traditional Beliefs and the author
of Journey To The Motherland, which chronicles his
22 years of traveling, organizing and leading
vacation, cultural, educational and festival tours all over Africa.
Branch is the co-founder and
executive director of The Center for Culture
, The Afrikan Poetry Theatre, Inc.
, a multi-disciplined
cultural center founded in 1976.
He is president of African Travel, Assistance and Business
Association (ATABA) and a member of ATA Africa Travelers Association
(ATA), an organization that
has sponsored conferences on travel to various African cities for the past 33 years.
He is founder
and president of Watusi Enterprise Unlimited
, a cultural consultancy, import/export, promotion and
tourism company and a partner in Touba Exotic Leathers
, a leather manufacturing company based in
Senegal and New York.
has been recently involved in the naming of a street and the
coordinated (in 2000), along with John Watusi Branch
and other New York culturalists, the