Byron Hurt

Activist, Lecturer, Writer, and Documentary Filmmaker

Byron Hurt

Byron Hurt is an award-winning documentary filmmaker, writer, and activist. He is also the former host of the Emmy Award-nominated series, Reel Works with Byron Hurt. His documentary, Hip-Hop: Beyond Beats and Rhymes, premiered at the Sundance Film Festival and has been broadcast nationally on PBS’s Emmy Award-winning series, Independent Lens.

“It is by standing up for the rights of girls and women that we truly measure up as men.”
— Archbishop Desmond Tutu