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Lyah LeFlore

Commissioner

LYAH BETH LeFLORE-ITUEN is a Bestselling Author, television and film producer, and music supervisor.  As a 30 year entertainment veteran she has worked at Nickelodeon, Uptown Records/Entertainment, Wolf Films/Universal, and ran Alan Haymon Development for over a decade.  LeFlore has also written eight critically-acclaimed books.  Currently, she has several high profile tv projects in development including “Ferguson” with Undisputed Cinema/Touchstone TV; and Things That Make White People Uncomfortable with John Wells/HBO Max.   

She is the co-founder and executive director of the literary arts-based nonprofit, The Shirley Bradley LeFlore Foundation/Creative Arts and Expression Laboratory, which honors LeFlore’s late mother, St. Louis Poet Laureate Emeritus, and 2Leaf Press author, Shirley Bradley Price LeFlore. Coming Soon: Contributor to the six-volume series, Trailblazers: Black Women who Helped Make America Great by Gabrielle David to be released 2021-2022.   

In 2022, I Collect My Eyes…A Memoir:  A Mother and Daughter’s Spiritual Journey and Conversations about Love, Motherhood, Death, and Healing, the long-awaited final collaboration coauthored with her late mother, St. Louis Poet Laureate Emeritus, Shirley Bradley Price LeFlore.  LeFlore-Ituen is the Co-Founder and Executive Director of the literary arts-based nonprofit, The Shirley Bradley LeFlore Foundation/Creative Arts and Expression Laboratory.  A force in her own right, LeFlore-Ituen, is a versatile, multi-hyphenate visionary, whose greatest achievement is being a mom and wife. 


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