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Video Interview with Farai Chideya

I just upload a video interview with Farai Chideya. It was shot at the Gallery in Harlem. Ron Kavanaugh of did the interview.

Farai Chideya is a multi-media journalist who has worked in print, television, and online. Five years ago she founded, an online journal of news and opinion for a diverse national and international audience. She is currently a Knight Fellow at Stanford University.


Troy D. Johnson is the President, founder and webmaster of, LLC (The African American Literature Book Club). Launched in March of 1998, has grown to become the largest and most frequently visited website dedicated to books and films by and about people of African descent.