Black Crusader

Overview

The 2008 Photo Illustrated Edition of
Robert Carl Cohen's
1972 biography of
Robert Franklin Williams,
advocate of armed self-defense in the 1960s
Civil Rights Movement, and prophet of ghetto uprisings and a Socialist Revolution.

The story of how an easily contented ...

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Overview

The 2008 Photo Illustrated Edition of
Robert Carl Cohen's
1972 biography of
Robert Franklin Williams,
advocate of armed self-defense in the 1960s
Civil Rights Movement, and prophet of ghetto uprisings and a Socialist Revolution.

The story of how an easily contented youngster who dreamed of becoming a poet was transformed into an archenemy of the U.S. power structure.

Included in these pages are historically significant events such as Williams' talks with Fidel Castro and Mao Tse-Tung, details of the infighting within the Cuban Communist Party, his meeting with Che Guevara, and impressions of life in
China during the first years of the
"Great Cultural Revolution."

This new edition is illustrated with previously unpublished photos of Williams
& his wife, Mabel, in exile in Cuba and Africa.

KIRKUS REVIEWS: "The education of one Black man you should not miss, and certainly cannot dismiss."

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781434801876
  • Publisher: CreateSpace Publishing
  • Publication date: 5/25/2008
  • Edition description: Illustrate
  • Pages: 498
  • Product dimensions: 7.00 (w) x 10.00 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Meet the Author

Robert Carl Cohen - Was the first U.S. journalist to film in China, 1957, East Germany, 1959, and Cuba, 1963-1964. He has written, produced & directed documentary films ranging from
MONDO HOLLYWOOD, 1967
- banned in France as a "danger to mental hygiene" - to THE INVESTIGATION OF WILLIAM MANDEL BY SENATOR JOSEPH MCCARTHY, 2007.

His first book, THE COLOR OF MAN, Random House. 1968, Bantam Books, 1972, was adopted as a text by the California State Department of Education.

Born in 1930, the father of two daughters, his professional career spans more than 50 years.

Several of his films, including
LET IT BURN,
a 60 minute color interview of
Robert Franklin Williams in Dar es Salaam in 1968, may be previewed in low-resolution on www.youtube.com; with full-resolution DVD versions available for purchase from www.radfilms.com..

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