Tuesday, February 9, 2010
Joah Spearman Inteview on KUT (Austin's NPR affiliate)
"Many young people – perhaps many young African Americans – may have looked to him as a role model. It’s not unusual to single out the rich, famous, and talented as role models. But that can leave out a lot of qualities. Austin authors Joah Spearman and Louis Harrison, Jr. have written a book profiling the not-so-rich-and-famous. But African Americans who they say make good role models by virtue of their character, hard work, and emphasis on education – not necessarily their fame. Joah Spearman and Louis Harrison, Jr. are the authors of Real Role Models: Successful African Americans Beyond Pop Culture." Listen to the segment here.