Tag Archives: Counter Punch

CounterPunch – An Open Letter to the San Francisco Chronicle Book Editor

12 Nov

“…now that I have published a book myself, I don’t get even considered for a review in your funky newspaper…”

~Cecil Brown

Originally publicized in late October of 2013, this an open letter from Cecil Brown to the San Francisco Chronicle’s book editor concerning the exclusion of those in the African American community as well as the neglect for self-published books.



CounterPunch – How Whites Are Stealing Richard Pryor’s Legacy

12 Nov

“…I would have the humiliating experience of publishers asking me to assist white authors on their books about Richard Pryor, while rejecting my own…”

~Cecil Brown

Dive deeper into Cecil Brown’s experience of seeing Richard Pryor’s past and legacy being swarmed by white authors, publishers, and producers.