Word WarriorWord Warrior: Richard Durham, Radio and Freedom

By Sonja D. Williams

Everyone from Langston Hughes to Toni Morrison praised Richard Durham for his way with the spoken and written word. Sonia D. Williams’ acclaimed book chronicles Durham’s life and career. His award-winning radio series, Destination Freedom, highlighted notable African Americans. Durham, who worked for the Chicago Defender and the Nation of Islam’s Muhammad Speaks, wrote the Muhammad Ali autobiography The Greatest.

Publisher: University of Illinois Press

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