Third World Press 40th Anniversary
Walter Mosley delivered the keynote address at a reception at the Chicago Cultural Center to the celebrate the fortieth anniversary of the… read more
Walter Mosley delivered the keynote address at a reception at the Chicago Cultural Center to the celebrate the fortieth anniversary of the founding of Third World Press. Haki Madhubuti founded the press in 1967 to present literature by and about blacks. Mr. Mosley and Mr. Madhubuti responded to questions submitted by members of the audience.
Walter Mosley, who has written more than 20 books in a variety of categories, including fiction, science fiction and non-fiction politics, is best known for his historical mysteries featuring the detective Easy Rawlins.
Chicago State University Distinguished Professor Haki R. Madhubuti founded Third World Press in 1967. Mr. Madhubuti is also a founder of the Institute of Positive Education/New Concept School (1969), co-founder of Betty Shabazz International Charter School (1998), Barbara A. Sizemore Middle School (2005), and DuSable Leadership Academy (2005). A poet, publisher, editor and educator, he has published more than 28 books (some under his former name, Don L. Lee). close
*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.
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- Madhubuti, Haki R. Founder and Publisher Third World Press
- Mosley, Walter Author
- Rush, Bobby U.S. Representative [D] Illinois
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