Carlos E. Russell, PhD is Professor Emeritus C.U.N.Y. - Brooklyn College.
In the sixties, he served as an Associate Editor of the Liberator magazine.
As such, he
was one of the first to interview Malcolm X after he
left the Nation.
is best remembered as the founder of Black Solidarity Day
in New York in 1969 and as the Chair of the Black Caucus of the Conference on New Politics in 1967.
In addition, he
was a consultant to Dr.Martin Luther King Jr. during the planning for the Poor Peoples March . Excerpts of his
participation can be seen in Citizen King
and Eyes on the Prize (PBS Mini Series Boxed Set)
. Born in the Republic of Panama he has served as that country's representative to the U.N and the O.A.S. with the rank of Ambassador.
He has also served as the nightly host of "Thinking it Through" a talk show that was aired on WLIB in New York.
He is a playwright and poet as well.
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