This week Third World Press in Chicago released The Classroom and the Cell, Conversations on Black Life in America by Marc Lamont Hill and Mumia Abu-Jamal.
“This poignant book gives voice to what is rarely heard: African American men speaking for themselves, without barriers or filters, about the many forces impacting their lives. From their discussions about love to those about the state of emergency of our educational is in, Marc Lamont Hill and Mumia Abu-Jamal offer us an important gift of insight and analysis and we must treasure it.” – Susan L. Taylor Editor-in-Chief Emeritus, Essence Magazine Founder, National CARES Mentoring Movement
“Mumia Abu-Jamal and Marc Lamont Hill have consistently challenged and inspired me. Now, with this book of conversations, the entire world can see their brilliance, courage and deep love for Black people. This book will change your life!” – Talib Kweli