Nekessa Opoti is a multi-media storyteller and an organizer with the Black Immigrant Collective in Minnesota; part of the national UndocuBlack Network; and the co-founder of the Underground Media Collective. Her work in media promotes the articulation by grassroots voices of often unheard perspectives on minority and immigrant life in Minnesota, particularly the Twin Cities, and includes video production, research, and as a publisher, editor, producer and writer. For over five years, Nekessa produced and hosted a weekly radio show "Reflections of New Minnesotans" a talk show on immigrants and immigration on AM 950.