Pushing words with Mitchell Jackson

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Clark alumnus on national stage discussing race relations
Mitchell Jackson is a Clark College alumnus.

Mitchell Jackson ’93 signs copies of his book “The Residue Years.”

Mitchell Jackson ’93 is an author and educator who is playing a part in the national discourse about race relations. His newest novel, “Survival Math,” focuses on immediate decisions that African American men make to stay alive, and the prejudice of appearances. He talked to Penguin Chats in 2018 before his new book was published. In this podcast, Jackson also talks about breaking away from a life dealing drugs to pushing words. Watch him talk about how Clark College prepared him for his writing and teaching career.

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Listen to Mitchell Jackson read an excerpt from his new book “Survival Math.”

Penguin Chats podcastThe opinions and ideas expressed by individuals in these podcasts do not necessarily reflect the positions or policies or Clark College Foundation or Clark College.

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