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Award-Winning Pundit Wins Literary Award

By Michael September 17, 2020 0

Award-winning journalist and political pundit Harold Michael Harvey has captured his first literary award, a Bronze Medal for his memoir Freaknik Lawyer: A Memoir on the Craft of Resistance. Read about his fascinating journey from farm boy to an award-winning journalist to an awarding-winning lawyer to an award-winning author. read more

Freaknik Lawyer On Pandemic Reading List

By Michael July 12, 2020 0

A Review

Larry Fennelly is a veteran columnist for The Telegraph (Macon). He was writing entertaining stories for The Telegraph back in the early 1980s when I left Macon for Atlanta, Georgia, to enroll in law school. We did not meet, but Fennelly worked under Tethel White, now Brown, at what was then The Macon Telegraph. read more

A Tribute To the Freaknik Lawyer

By Michael September 30, 2019 0

Greetings Mr. Harvey, educator, coach, baseball legend, author, journalist, lawyer, defender, organizer, trailblazer, CIVIL RIGHTS ACTIVISTS, my hero and so many wonderful things to so many people.

I am honored to have met you. Thank you for your selfless service and contributions to our community. Thanks for sharing yourself and talents with the world. read more

Freaknik Lawyer Herald As Role Model By Macon Audience

By Michael September 24, 2019 2

 “I was not sure of the reception from my hometown,” Harold Michael Harvey, author of  Freaknik Lawyer, said. He had just finished reading a passage from his memoir to a gathering of Maconites at the historic Douglass Théâtre.

Harvey’s memoir on the craft of resistance is an intimate portrayal of his life coming of age in Macon, first during Jim Crow, and later during integration. read more

Freaknik Lawyer Is Up for Prestigious Lawrence W. Levine Award

By Michael September 2, 2019 0

Freaknik Lawyer the epic memoir by Harold Michael Harvey has been entered into The Lawrence W. Levine Award. This prestigious book award is given annually by the Organization of American Historians to the author of the best book in American cultural history.

In Freaknik Lawyer, Harvey connects the dots between the Black college spring break festival nicknamed Freaknik to the seminal civil rights supreme court cases of Plessy v. Ferguson which legalized Jim Crow and the Brown v. The Topeka Board of Education which in principle outlawed Jim Crow laws. read more

Book Launch at Historic Douglass Theatre in Macon

By Michael September 1, 2019 0

Cascade Publishing House is pleased to announce the book launch date for the memoir of Harold Michael Harvey, Freaknik Lawyer: A Memoir on the Craft of Resistance.

The historic Douglass Theatre in Harvey’s hometown, Macon, Georgia, will serve as the venue for the book launch party on September 21, 2019, from 6:00 pm-9 pm. The public is invited to come out and greet its native son. read more

A Kicking Promo For Freaknik Lawyer

By Michael August 13, 2019 2

“We are not leaving any stones unturned with the release of Freaknik Lawyer: A Memoir on the Craft of Resistance,” Harold Michael Harvey said after approving the release of a kicking ad promoting his third book.

Cascade Publishing House has obtained the professional voice-over skills of Marque Denmon to beat the drum for the virtue of Freaknik Lawyer. Denmon has over 20 years in radio and copywriting experience. read more

Freaknik Lawyer Debuts With Great Expectations

By Michael August 11, 2019 0

Freaknik Lawyer, the third book authored by Harold Michael Harvey debuted two weeks ago. The book is subtitled A Memoir on the Craft of Resistance (Cascade Publishing House, Atlanta, 2019).

Harvey starts his memoir on the day before his birth. As is his unique writing style, Harvey weaves the present with the past, pushing the readers to create a better future than the past or the present. read more