Chakita Sharnise Patterson
Activist, Storyteller, Entrepreneur
Chakita Sharnise Patterson is a Memphis, Tennessee born activist, storyteller, and entrepreneur. Her activism and work are grounded in Black history and antiracism. She leads a community that engages hundreds of adults and youth through meaningful conversations, critical thinking, and meaningful actions from all over the world.
She is a graduate of Middle Tennessee State University where she received a Bachelor degree in psychology. She obtained her Master in Social Work degree from Radford University. She currently lives in Nashville, TN where she runs United Street Tours, a Black-owned, women-led tour company that redefines and reclaims the Black experience in America.