Dr Kevin McGruder on Emancipation Proclamation: Forever Free

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Dr. Kevin McGruder visits The Wealthy Speaker Show to share insight on his book, Emancipation Proclamation: Forever Free. Paul Lawrence Vann hosts this episode to assist listeners to commemorate 150 years after Emancipation Proclamation: Are we really free?

Dr. McGruder is attending the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) 43rd Annual Conference, as part of the Author's Pavilion to meet and greet attendees while conducting book signings.

Emancipation Proclamation: Forever Free provide readers with a behind the scenes look at the people who fought against slavery before the Constitution, Civil War and covers the 13th Amendment which abolished slavery. The book also covers the reelection of President Barack Obama and the irony of President Obama being reelected 150 years after Emancipaiton Proclamation.

Dr. McGruder co-authored Emancipation Proclamation with Ms. Velma Maia Thomas. Dr. McGruder, PhD, holds a BA in Economics from Harvard University, an MBA from COlumbia Business School and a doctorate from the Graduate Center of the City University of New York.

During the 2011 to 2012 academic year Dr. McGruder was a Scholar Residence at the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture. McGruder is currently Assistant Professor of History at Antioch College in Yellow Springs, Ohio.

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