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Carlos E. Russell, PhD is ...
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.
He 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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Black Oklahoma Today - Commentary-HUNDREDS GATHER IN HARLEM TO REMEMBER MALCOLM
Dr. Carlos Russell, founder of Black Solidarity Day in New York, was inspired to write a poem, the essence of which is that Malcolm lives in the words and deeds of the people!
Indeed, a similar time of observance, ...
Indeed, a similar time of observance, Black Solidarity Day, was conceived of in 1969 by Dr. Carlos E. Russell, a professor emeritus at Brooklyn College.
The Kingsman - Brooklyn College News » Arts
Founded in 1969 by Dr. Carlos E. Russell, former professor, playwright, author and activist at Brooklyn College, Black Solidarity Day is observed and celebrated on campuses Nationwide the Monday before Election Day to remind the nation and African-Americans of their collective strength and political power [Read Full Story] [Discuss this Story]
Pipe Dream on the Web
It was introduced to the Northeast by Carlos Russel, a professor in the department of educational services at Brooklyn College and soon came to be observed on the first Monday of November.