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Wil Haygood Prepares to Release One of 2015’s Most Highly Anticipated Books

06 May 2015

On the heels of authoring the wildly popular, best-selling book The Butler--and helping produce the award-winning film of the same name--APB speaker Wil Haygood is capturing the nation’s attention once again as he prepares to release his new title, Showdown: Thurgood Marshall and the Supreme Court Nomination That Changed America (due out in October).

In what is quickly becoming one of the year’s most anticipated works, Haygood presents a compelling examination of the first African American Supreme Court Justice and how he singlehandedly helped shape the 20th century.

A trusted voice known for his fascinating insights on cultural changes in American history, Haygood is recognized for bringing attention to those who have made great contributions to society, yet often go unnoticed. Offering a captivating look at the fluid nature of humanity and culture, he presents a unique, informed perspective on issues spanning race, law, and education. Haygood is currently the Karl and Helen Wiepking Visiting Distinguished Professor at his alma mater, Miami University, and will continue his appointment as Distinguished Scholar.

Learn more about Wil Haygood.