Quantum Leap Publisher produces a range of diverse books including photographic books. Since its founding in 1990, the company's commitment and accomplishments on behalf of African- American authors, and other diverse authors have earned it a reputation as one of the dedicated small presses.
Charles A. Powell, founder of the company enjoys a multicultural reputation as a dedicated publisher as well as a guiding light in helping unknown writers. In 1989, he was one of the first African-American executives to leave corporate American to dedicate his creativity, energies and resources to publishing cultural experiences of people of color. The tradition of excellence in book publishing continues at Quantum Leap Publisher. Recently, for example, Damn Rare, by Charles L. Blockson was published. A remarkable nonfiction book about an African-American bibliophile's life of collecting anything relating to black people of African descent.
A lot of history came full circle when the company also published Black Cops, by James N.Reaves, our first published African-American biography and history in 1991.
In addition to preparing manuscripts for book manufacturing, Ellen Powell, CEO has been convening free publishing seminars for the community. She believes the company should seek out the unknown author. Teachers have used Quantum Leap Publisher to establish classroom publishing projects.
|BLACK POWER IMPERATIVE; RACIAL INEQUALITY AND THE POLITICS OF
In this landmark work on the Black economic condition, Theodore Cross shows why the distribution of power in American society has become the single issue of overriding importance to the upward progress of Black Americans.
From the March on Washington of 1964 to the back streets of Philadelphia where two white policemen are accused of raping a young black woman in their patrol car. Black Cops present an honest look at police, the good, the bad and the indifferent.