Queen Muhammad Ali

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Queen Muhammad Ali
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Native name Queen Melé Le'iato Tuiasosopo Muhammad Ali
Born Queen Muhammad Ali
Watts, California, U.S.
Nationality Samoan, Black
Home town Los Angeles, California
Website nation19.com

Queen Muhammad Ali is an award-winning film director,[1][2] photographer, graphic design artist, multimedia activist, lecturer,[3] television producer,[4][5] model, writer, visual anthropologist and the CEO of Nation19 Magazine.[6] Ali is also the great-granddaughter of Paramount Chief Tuli Le'iato of American Samoa.

Awards and honors

  • Winner of Best Short Documentary 24th annual Pan African Film Festival February 2016 (Co-Director #Bars4Justice)
  • Mutianyu Fellowship Residency Awardees Beijing China September 2016[7]
  • Selected as a guest speaker at MoMA's 2017 Doc fortnight International film festival [8]
  • Finalists for ArtPlace America's 2017 National Creative Placemaking Fund (NCPF)[9][10]


Educational Exhibits and Installations

  • INVISIBLE MEXICO: Global Education Center Nashville, TN September 2017[11][12]
  • A New New Wave! monOrchid Gallery Phoenix AZ
  • INVISIBLE MEXICO: monOrchid Gallery Phoenix AZ March 2017[13][14]
  • Exhibit19: February 2015 Glendale Community College[15]
  • INVISIBLE MEXICO: Private Gallery Univision Television April - July 2014 [16]
  • #TURNUP Denver: DVSN WEST Cherry Creek Denver CO 2014[17]

Film and television

Music videos and commercials

PF Changs[27]

Pei Wei Asian Diner[28]

Bar Louie[29]

Nation19 Magazine[30][31]

Design and multimedia

Michael Jackson commissioned Queen and her partner Hakeem Khaaliq to design for his "This Is It" London tour. The work included the design of The Earth Song website, design of MichaelJacksonCO.com website, print campaigns and the design of The Earth Song Logo.[32]


  1. ^ "Black African Coalition brings award-winning documentary, #Bars4Justice, to ASU". www.statepress.com. Retrieved 2016-03-07. 
  2. ^ Ali, Queen Muhammad; Khaaliq, Hakeem (2015-10-01), #bars4Justice, retrieved 2016-03-07 
  3. ^ Mumphrey, Cheyanne. "During the week, NAU Ethnic Studies Program hosted Chuck D, leader and co-founder of the legendary rap group Public Enemy. Other speakers during the week included Queen Muhammad Ali, a multimedia activist and CEO and founder of Nation19, and MC Supernatural, an American rapper best known for his "on-the-spot" freestyle and battle rap abilities." – via The Lumberjack. 
  4. ^ ¿Quiénes son los afro-mexicanos?, 2014-07-14, retrieved 2016-03-07 
  5. ^ T.I.'s Road to Redemption, 2009-02-10, retrieved 2016-03-07 
  6. ^ "African Diaspora Authority Dr. Runoko Rashidi Lectures In Arizona For First Time". azinformant.com. Retrieved 2016-03-07. 
  7. ^ "Film/Video Maker". www.twn.org. Retrieved 2017-02-02. 
  8. ^ "The Revolution Won’t Be Televised. 2016. Directed by Rama Thiaw | MoMA Preceded by #Bars4Justice. 2015. Directed by Queen Muhammad Ali, Hakeem Khaaliq February 17th-18th T2, Theater 2 The Museum of Modern Art Followed by a discussion with Thiaw, Ali, and Khaaliq". The Museum of Modern Art. 
  9. ^ Westlake, Sarah (2015-03-24). "Artplace America's 2017 Finalists for NCPF". ArtPlace. Retrieved 2017-06-07. 
  10. ^ America, ArtPlace. "ARTPLACE AMERICA ANNOUNCES 70 FINALISTS FOR THE 2017 NATIONAL CREATIVE PLACEMAKING FUND". GlobeNewswire News Room. Retrieved 2017-06-07. 
  11. ^ Lester, DeeGee (September 2017). "GLOBAL EDUCATION CENTER: THIRD ROOT OF MEXICO". nashville Arts. 
  12. ^ "Invisible Mexico". Nashville Scene. Retrieved 2017-09-19. 
  13. ^ "New exhibit showcases indigenous Afro-Mexicanos through photos". Paradise Valley Independent. 2017-03-02. Retrieved 2017-03-10. 
  14. ^ "Artists uncover 'Invisible Mexico' through augmented reality | Cronkite News". Cronkite News - Arizona PBS. 2017-03-10. Retrieved 2017-03-10. 
  15. ^ "African Diaspora Authority Dr. Runoko Rashidi Lectures In Arizona For First Time". azinformant.com. Retrieved 2017-03-10. 
  16. ^ "Culture Clash: New Univision TV Documentary Reveals Afro-Mexican Struggle for Identity - EBONY". www.ebony.com. Retrieved 2017-03-10. 
  17. ^ "Shout out to Plug1 of DeLaSoul....! #turnupdenver #djchonz City Limitz Dont miss the last day. #APDTA @nation19 @radiobums the artwork of Queen Muhammad Ali & Hakeem Khaaliq". www.facebook.com. Retrieved 2017-03-10. 
  18. ^ Ali, Queen Muhammad; Khaaliq, Hakeem (2016-04-19), #WarOnUs, retrieved 2016-03-28 
  19. ^ "#Bars4Justice (trailer)". Vimeo. Retrieved 2016-03-05. 
  20. ^ "Saturday “Gayle on the Go!”, Saturday, February 13th, 2016". KTLA. Retrieved 2016-03-05. 
  21. ^ "Black African Coalition brings award-winning documentary, #Bars4Justice, to ASU". www.statepress.com. Retrieved 2016-03-05. 
  22. ^ Khaaliq, Hakeem (2000-01-01), The Last Matai, retrieved 2016-03-05 
  23. ^ Queen Muhammad Ali on IMDb
  24. ^ "¿Quiénes son los afro-mexicanos?". Univision.com. 
  25. ^ "Culture Clash: New Univision TV Documentary Reveals Afro-Mexican Struggle for Identity". EBONY. 
  26. ^ "T.I.'s Road to Redemption Crew". IMDB. IMDB.com. 
  27. ^ P.F. Chang's (2013-06-20), P.F. Chang's Summer Vegetable Quinoa "Fried Rice", retrieved 2016-03-05 
  28. ^ Pei Wei (2012-07-09), Pei Wei InspirAsia 2012 Trip Summary, retrieved 2016-03-05 
  29. ^ "Behance". 
  30. ^ Nation19APDTA (2016-02-13), #Bars4Jusice film LA premier, Russell Simmons All Def Digital Awards, DGA, retrieved 2016-03-28 
  31. ^ Nation19APDTA (2015-12-18), Native Pharaoh™, retrieved 2016-03-28 
  32. ^ "Behance". 
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