Jabari Asim
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Jabari Asim

Jabari Asim is an associate professor of writing, literature and publishing at Emerson College in Boston, Massachusetts., and since August 2007, has been the Editor-in-Chief of 'The Crisis' magazine, a journal of politics, ideas and culture published by the NAACP and founded by historian and social activist W. E. B. Du Bois in 1910. Wikipedia*

On the C-SPAN Networks:
Jabari Asim has 16 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1999 Speech as a Senior Editor for the Book World of the Washington Post. The year with the most videos was 2001 with four videos. Most appearances with Connie Doebele (3), James H. Billington (2), John Hope Franklin (2). Most common tags: African Americans, U.S. History, Arts & Literature.

Appearances by Title:c. January 1, 2005 - Present Deputy Editor, Book World, [Washington Post] Videos: 6 c. February 25, 2000 - Present Senior Editor, Book World, [Washington Post] Videos: 10 c. January 1, 2009 - Present Editor-in-Chief, [Crisis] Magazine Videos: 0 Editor-in-Chief Videos: 0

Recent Appearances

  • After Words with Jabari Asim

    After Words with Jabari Asim

    Jabari Asim talked about his book The N Word: Who Can Say It, Who Shouldn’t, and Why, published by Houghton Mifflin. In his…

  • <em>Team of Rivals</em>

    Team of Rivals

    Mr. Billington opened the National Book Festival with brief remarks about lifelong learning, books, and literacy. Mr. Asim also…

  • Author Interview

    Author Interview

    Mr. Asim talked about his book Daddy Goes to Work, published by Little, Brown Young Readers. The book, illustrated by Aaron…

  • <em>Behind the Lines:  War Letter</em>

    Behind the Lines: War Letter

    Andrew Carroll talked about the book he edited Behind the Lines: Powerful and Revealing American and Foreign War Letters -- and…

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