Wm. Roger Witherspoon has spent more than 40 years working in all forms of the media as a journalist, author, educator, and public relations specialist.
Along the way, he
has written extensively on state and national politics, foreign affairs, finance, defense, civil rights, constitutional law, health, the environment, and energy.
As a freelance writer, Roger has written for several publications, including Time, Newsweek, Fortune, Essence, Black Enterprise, The Economist, and US Black Engineer & IT.
is the author of Martin Luther King, Jr…to the Mountaintop (Doubleday, 1985) and co-author of Feats and Wisdom of the Ancients (Time-Life Books, 1989), Engineering 101: A Text Manual (Hampton University College of Science and Engineering, 1997) and the extended essay African Americans and the Technological Society
(Microsoft Encarta Africana, 1999).
Roger is a founder of the Association of Black Journalists, which grew into the present National Association of Black Journalists; and a member of the Society of Environmental Journalists, the International Motor Press Association, and the Automotive Press Association.
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