Aph Ko is a black decolonial theorist and independent digital media producer. She is the co-author of the book Aphro-ism: Essays on Pop Culture, Feminism, and Black Veganism from Two Sisters.
Aph has a B.A. in Women’s and Gender Studies, and an M.A. in Communication/Media Studies. She is known for writing the first article that listed 100 Black Vegans. She also contributed a short essay about race and animal oppression in the first African American Vegan Starter Guide.
Aph served as the Associate Producer for the documentary film Always in Season by Jacqueline Olive which follows four communities in the U.S. grappling with the legacy of racial terrorism and lynching.
Aph’s work has been featured on The New York Times, Black Youth Project, Huffington Post, VegNews Magazine, Plant based News and Vegan Life Magazine. In 2017, Aph was nominated for the P.E.A. (People. Environment. Achievement.) award.