Month: June 2019

Deadline to Buy Limited First Edition Closes at Midnight

By Michael June 30, 2019 Off

Cascade Publishing House announced today that the Limited First Edition of Freaknik Lawyer: A Memoir on the Craft of Resistance closes at midnight tonight, June 30.

“We have had a successful campaign,” Cyn Harvey, President of Cascade Publishing House said.

“Sales thus far have exceeded our initial expectations, we have a number of high profile attorneys in the Atlanta to pre-order the book, along with many people who have read Michael’s other works,” Harvey noted. read more

Freaknik Lawyer Lands July 27!

By Michael June 25, 2019 Off

Cascade Publishing House is pleased to announce the publication of the next Harold Michael Harvey book!

It is titled, Freaknik Lawyer: A Memoir on the Craft of Resistance.

In fifty-four thousand words, Harvey masterfully weaves his life and our collective lives around the world of legal segregation and the aftermath of the apparent demise of “separate but equal.” He does this by introducing the reader to two new concepts: The Curse of Plessy and The Promise of Brown. read more

Limited First Edition Offer Expires June 27

By Michael June 22, 2019 Off

This is an update to the offer of a Limited First Edition of Freaknik Lawyer: A Memoir on the Craft of Resistance.

First a heartfelt thank you to everyone who has preordered a copy of my memoir. We appreciate your support and faith in our work.

The book is scheduled for a July 27, 2019 release. Therefore, the the Limited First Edition promotion will expire on June 27.

If your payment is mailed this week let me know via our email, and if your payment is received by June30, 2019 we will make sure that you receive a limited First Edition Autograph copy.

Again, thanks so much for the outpouring support we have received to date.

What to the American Negro in the Twenty-First Century Is Juneteenth

By Michael June 19, 2019 Off

What to the American Negro in the twenty-first century is Juneteenth?

I posit this question because of the many social media references for Juneteenth. The apparent reference is to June 19, 1865, as the day slavery ended for enslaved Africans in the United States of America.

Nothing could be further from the truth. To accept this date as the exact day freedom came is to denigrate the courage exemplified by the brave sons of Africa who fought to gain their freedom during the War between the States. read more

Poor Kyle Kashuv Gets No Sympathy From Me

By Michael June 19, 2019 Off

I’ve often come to the aid of the underdog. I have a long track record of siding with the disadvantage in an unfair fight. But I find it hard to muster any sympathy for poor Kyle Kashuv. Nope not a half-ounce of pity for this privileged kid, nada, zilch, notwithstanding the fact, Kashuv has 295,000 more twitter followers than I. read more

Russia, China, North Korea, If You Are Listening

By Michael June 13, 2019 Off

Russia or China or North Korea, if you are listening to the American President, go out and spy on his Democratic opponents. If you all are listening, call Don Jr. and set up a meeting in Rose Garden. Don loves any dirt you can provide him on Joe Biden, Elizabeth Warren, Kamala Harris, Pete Buttigieg and Bernie Sanders. Don’t worry about the others, they will soon drop out on their own. read more

An Encounter at the Water Well

By Michael June 12, 2019 Off

Revisiting an encounter at the communal water well in 1959 with an eight-year-old segregationist in my new book, Freaknik Lawyer: A Memoir on the Craft of Resistance, I realize this event set the tone for my life of resistance against inequality and injustice.