Todd Steven Burroughs
Todd Steven Burroughs is a journalist, historian and popular culture geek. He holds a Ph.D. in Communication from the University of Maryland’s Philip Merrill College of Journalism and s a lifelong student of the history of Black media.
Burroughs is the author of several books (see below) and is a co-author of several other bok including with Herb Boyd of the book Civil Rights: Yesterday and Today, and one of four primary authors of the book Civil Rights Chronicle, both published Legacy Publishing/Publications International). He is the co-editor with Jared Ball of the book A Lie of Reinvention: Correcting Manning Marable’s Malcolm X, published by Black Classic Press. He is also a contributor to several other books, including Race And Resistance: African-Americans in the Twenty-First Century (South End Press), Putting The Movement Back Into Civil Rights Teaching (Teaching for Change and PRRAC), The Fifties Chronicle (Legacy/Publishing/Publications International), and the Ethnic Media In America scholarly anthology series (Kendall/Hunt). He is writing a monograph on Gil Noble, the host and producer of the long-running WABC-TV Black public affairs program “Like It Is” and a journalistic biography of imprisoned journalist Mumia Abu-Jamal.