Haki R. Madhubuti is an award-winning writer, professor and community advocate who has published over 31 books. Madhubuti discussed the state of the youth in the Black community and how his schools: Third World Press (1967), The Institute of Positive Education/New Concept School (1969), Betty Shabazz International Charter School (1998), Barbara A. Sizemore Middle School (2005) and DuSable Leadership Academy (2005), help combat anti-black ideas and influences. Photo Courtesy of Third World Press
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Whether it was teaching at colleges like Chicago State University, Howard University and the University of Iowa or through his 1-million copy best-seller book entitled, “Black Men: Obsolete, Single, And Dangerous? The African American Family in Transition”(1990), Madhubuti has inspired people nationwide both in and outside of the classroom.