Herb Boyd

Herb Boyd is an award-winning author and journalist who has published
 a number of books and countless articles for national magazines and newspapers. His most recent publication is The Diary of Malcolm X, co-edited with Ilyasah Shabazz. Black Detroit: A People’s History is forthcoming from Amistad Press. Brotherman, co-edited with Robert Allen of the journal The Black Scholar, received the American Book Award for nonfiction. In 1999 Boyd won three
 first-place awards from the New York Association of Black Journalists for his
 articles in the Amsterdam News. Among his most popular books are Black Panthers for Beginners, Autobiography of a People, Race and Resistance, The Harlem Reader, We Shall Overcome, and Pound for Pound: The Life and Times of Sugar Ray Robinson. In 2014 he was inducted into the National Association of Black Journalists’ Hall of Fame. He teaches African American history and cultu

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