Board of Directors

Baakir Tyehimba

New Orleans, LA

Baakir is a FII Family Partner in New Orleans. Born and raised in Algiers — a neighborhood located on the West Bank of the Mississippi River in New Orleans — Baakir owns and operates BlackStar Books and Caffe, a lively space that serves lunch, coffee, and drinks, and also celebrates African culture through book discussions, movie screenings, and live music.

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