Hanifah Robinson is a musician, playwright, educator and ethnographer. Her rich 20 year career has taken an ethnographic approach to the arts and social change. Her most recent project is the feature length award winning documentary U People. U People was the first LGBT focused film to be screened at the National Civil Rights Museum in Memphis creating a much needed bridge between the gay rights movement and the larger Black-American community. In addition, she is currently writing a musical stageplay entitled "Missing" as part of her independent studies in ethnomusicology and urban performance. She is a CUNY BA student, Thomas W. Smith Fellow, and MMUF Fellow.