Kassahun Checole

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Kassahun Checole, "founder and publisher of Africa World Press and Red Sea Press, has spent the last 20 years building a profitable international publishing and distribution company dedicated to serious, indeed scholarly, books about the African diaspora...

"Checole, a soft-spoken former professor of African studies and sociology at Rutgers University, started his publishing house to address a lack of thoughtful publishing aimed at the African-American market." [1] interview

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  1. Five Figures: Black Book Publishing Today, Publishers Weekly, accessed April 5, 2008.
  2. Advisors, Grassroots International, accessed August 4, 2009.