Who is Ishmael Reed?
Ishmael Scott Reed is an American poet, essayist, songwriter, playwright, and novelist, as well as being an editor and publisher. Reed is known for his satirical works challenging American political culture, and highlighting political and cultural oppression.
Reed's work has often sought to represent neglected African and African-American perspectives; his energy and advocacy have centered more broadly on neglected peoples and perspectives, irrespective of their cultural origins.
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- Feb 22, 1938
- Also known as
- Ismael Scott Reed
- Ishmael Scott Reed
- African American
- United States of America
- University at Buffalo, The State University of New York
- Lived in
on July 23, 2013
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