Dr. Randel Maurice Jelks – Author, Lecturer, Mentor, Social Activist

We had the honor of having Dr. Randel Maurce Jelks on radio today.  Professor  Randal Maurice Jelks is an Associate Professor of American Studies with a joint appointment in African and African American Studies. Professor Jelks holds courtesy appointments in History, Religious Studies, and is the co- Editor of the journal American Studies at University of Kansas.

Dr. Jelks spoke about his recent biography on Dr. Benjamin Elijah Mays, Schoolmaster of the Movement

 

Dr. Jelks on WUVS1037

Dr. Jelks book signing to take place on Thursday, July 26 at 7pm Barnes & Noble Store in Muskegon, 5275 South Harvey Street  Muskegon, MI 49444

 

In this first full-length biography of Benjamin Mays (1894-1984), Randal Maurice Jelks chronicles the life of the man Martin Luther King Jr.