Kathleen Cleaver

Kathleen  Cleaver

Kathleen Cleaver is an activist scholar who has taught at Yale University's African American Studies Department and Emory University's School of Law. She dropped out of college in 1966 to join the civil rights struggle, then worked as the Communications Secretary for the Black Panther Party from 1967 to 1971. Cleaver is the author of the upcoming Memories of Love and War and coedited the essay collection Liberation, Imagination, and the Black Panther Party.