Ajamou Butler, better known as Brotha Heal the Hood (HTH), is a native of Milwaukee, Wisconsin. His desire to heal the city is fueled by creating a better place for his son to grow up in. As a young activist, Ajamou is able to relate to the struggle of the youth and speak their language.
His passion for people is unparalleled and he uses the power of communication to ignite hope, healing, action, and change!
Since he began in 2012, Ajamou has participated in 40+ speaking engagements including but not limited to: Spoken Word Features, Commencement Ceremonies, Emceeing/Hosting, and Keynote Speaking.
Through the Heal the Hood Campaign, Ajamou have graced stages nationwide spreading the message of leadership, community engagement, anti-violence, self-empowerment, and healing.
Ajamou offers various workshops that are designed to promote social and emotional growth, spark the love of literacy through creative writing, and strengthen the participant's written and verbal communication skills. Some Workshop Series include:
- We are not Poets, We are Messengers (Students)
- Understanding the Psychology of Poverty (Staff Training)
- Leadership Development & Team Building (Staff or Students)
Destined To Be Me is a children’s book that combines poetry, confidence building, and relatable content for Black children everywhere. Your child is sure to see images that represent themselves in each page of this book. Each poem was written with the intent to connect with the realities of Black boys/girls and give them an opportunity to tap into the World of poetry and spoken word as well as learn new vocabulary.
Ajamou Butler is a motivational speaker, a community activist, educator, spoken word artist, & most importantly, a father. His most recent awards and accomplishments include a 2 year contract with Marquette University Upward Bound teaching a creative writing course, being awarded by Madison365 as one of the 2017 top 35 most influential African Americans in Wisconsin and his continued partnership with the city wide school district of La Crosse, WI.
New Books Coming June 2021
Malcolm Loves Math is more than a book, it is more like several smaller workbooks in one. It teaches and reinforces the Wisconsin statewide standard mathematical principles, literacy building activities, African History and creativity in the form of self expression. This book is a must have for students between third and fifth grade and has the potential to teach, inspire and challenge them as they grow. Malcolm Loves Math is the story of a young black boy who uses math in his everyday life.
Eisha Loves English is a workbook designed for young children between the third and fifth grade. This book will help your child grow cognitively and creatively as they go through each page. It teaches and reinforces the Wisconsin statewide standard English principles with literacy building activities, word problems and creativity in the form of self expression. Eisha is a young girl who grows to love words by learning about people like Alice Walker, by using both sides of her brain to solve problems and by challenging herself to become more familiar with words.