San Francisco born Author/Poet: LARRY UKALI JOHNSON-REDD

Available for interviews or as a speaker/guest on any media, radio or TV News and Talk Shows as well as African-American and African History Month programs/ celebrations!

I am also available to make commentaries on political issues, cultural issues, international, national, regional, and local issues. Additionally, I perform spoken word/ poetry as well as give lectures and submit guest columns as well as comprehensive articles from time to time. I have been a magazine guest editor too!

Phone Number 925 529-7660

Email:  In the eighties Larry Ukali Johnson-Redd’s regular column Black Politics in the Eighties appeared weekly in the San Francisco Metro Reporter Newspaper

Social Media Links: Available at,

Linked In and 31 video clips at by typing Larry Ukali Johnson-Redd in the search box on the Web Sites listed above. My digital legacy can be located by a simple Google Search utilizing my 4 names.

Larry Ukali Johnson-Redd- Revised 2017 Biography

Larry Ukali Johnson-Redd, born during the fifties in San Francisco, graduated from Balboa High School in 1970 and entered University of San Francisco and received a B.A. in 1974 in Political Science and Ethnic Studies (African American).  His quest for education continued at Golden Gate University in San Francisco where he received a Masters in Public Administration 1976 (MPA). In 2004 Ukali earned his Masters of Arts in Educational Administration and his Administrative Credential!

 My Web

Ukali’s books his pages at

The Black Expatriate in Africa (1982)

  1. Journey to the Motherland, From San Francisco to Benin City- Autobiographical Novel (2002)
  2. History To Destiny Through Afrocentric Poetry (2004)
  3. Loving Black Women: Essays and Spoken Word (2006)
  4. Long Distance Love 2010
  5. American Challenges in the Obama Era Part 1
  6. American Challenges in the Obama Era Part 2

My e-books are available for purchase

Ukali has delivered his unique Black Love Spoken Word from Sacramento to L. A. to San Francisco to Brooklyn NY! I would love to be invited to your area, program or event as a lecturer, poet or panelist or any combination!

***Hello brothers and sisters and all progressive people and readers.

As mentioned in the interviews I have 150 new in the box copies of Journey to the Motherland from San Francisco to Benin City,   by myself Larry Ukali Johnson-Redd.  These new 150 books are paper backs. 

You can receive an original 2002 acclaimed edition of Journey to the Mother land right out of the printer’s box by sending:


5.00 per copy and $2.00 postage per copy for a total of $7.00 to:

Larry Ukali Johnson-Redd

P.O. BOX 1593

Antioch, CA 94509


As soon as I receive your money order, I will send you an autographed copy of Journey to the Motherland from San Francisco to Benin City.



Larry Ukali Johnson-Redd

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