HBCU Politics™ Political Book Feature – King of the Cats: The Life and Times of Adam Clayton Powell, Jr.

Before Barack Obama, Colin Powell, and Martin Luther King, Jr., there was Adam Clayton Powell, Jr. — the most celebrated and controversial black politician of his generation. An astute businessman known as “Mr. Civil Rights,” he represented Harlem for twenty-four years in the House of Representatives. He was a man of the cloth and a … Continue reading