Johnson Publications Files For Bankruptcy

Well…..I’ll just say it’s a good thing historians nourish ourselves through memory.  😦

 

Lerone Bennett Jr.: Until That New Biography Comes Out Next Year……

…………I’ll have to be satisfied with this new, and fine, journal article by Christopher M. Tinson.

The biography, coming early next year, will be called “Ebony Magazine and Lerone Bennett, Jr: Black Popular History in Postwar America” by James West.

West tells me that I need to check out a forthcoming book on Hoyt Fuller by Jonathan Fenderson. It’s now on the list.

My 2006 Phone Chat With Cory Booker For The Crisis Magazine (And a 2014 Root Epilogue)

So Cory Booker is running for president. (Insert .gif here 🙂 )

Below is a .pdf of the actual page in The Crisis magazine that featured my Q+A interview with him, back in 2006. (No copyright infringement intended.) It was after he had just become mayor of Newark. And here’s what I wrote about the aftermath, which was part of this.

TSB Crisis Interview With Booker

And then there was this 2015 coda of sorts.

My Latest Book Review, About The Power Of The 20th Century Black Press……

….is here.