By William L. Van Deburg
In Black Camelot, William Van Deburg examines the dynamic upward thrust of those new black champions, the social and old contexts within which they flourished, and their robust effect at the African-American community.
"Van Deburg manages the enviable feat of writing with aptitude inside of a standardized educational framework, protecting politics, social matters and leisure with equivalent aplomb."—Jonathan Pearl, Jazz Times
"[A] interesting, thorough account of ways African-American icons of the Sixties and ’70s have replaced the process American heritage. . . . An in-depth, even-tempered research. . . . Van Deburg’s witty, vigorous and regularly grounded kind entertains whereas it instructs."—Publishers Weekly