Posted January 28, 2014 by Unique in News

Morgan State Professor Gets Nominated For A NAACP Image Awards

Morgan State University professor, MK Asante, is up for a award at this years Image Awards for his most recent work, Buck: A Memoir. Nominated for Outstanding Literary Work in the category of Biography/Autobiography the memoir tells the story of:

A rebellious boy’s journey through the wilds of urban America and the shrapnel of a self-destructing family, Buck is the riveting story of a generation—told through Asante’s dazzlingly poetic voice. The Philadelphia Inquirer called Asante “a rare, remarkable talent that brings to mind the great artists of the Harlem Renaissance.

Other literary nominees within this category are Jeanne Theoharis’ The Rebellious Life of Mrs. Rosa Parks; Maya Angelou’s Mom & Me & Mom; Stanley Crouch Kansas City Lightning: The Rise and Times of Charlie Parker; and Terry Teachout’s Duke: A Life Of Duke Ellington.

The 45th NAACP Image Awards airs Saturday, Feb. 22 on TV One cable channel.

[HBCU Buzz]