Malveaux and Green have gathered a number of writings on the 9/11 incident and the ensuing War on Terror. The essayists have been highly variegated including celebrities, movie actors, academicians, religious leaders, public officials and ordinary citizens - all of African descent. The points of view are a varied as their professions and stations in life affording the reader with a glimpse into the mentality and attitudes of Black Americans.
Julianne A. Malveaux is a Washington-based author, economist, and media commentator. She is president and CEO of Last Word Productions, Inc., a multimedia production company. Dr. Malveaux's works have appeared in ""When Race Becomes Reality,"" edited by Bernestine Singley (Lawrence Hill Books, 2002) and ""Race and Resistance,"" edited by Herb Boyd (South End Press, 2002). She is the coauthor of ""Unfinished Business: A Democrat and a Republican Take on the 10 Most Important Issues Women Face"" (Perigee Books, 2002). Reginna M. Green is a writer with a long history of work with social service programs and community activism. A native of South Carolina and a graduate of the University of South Carolina, she is a Research Associate at Last Word Productions, Inc. She lives in Blythewood, South Carolina.