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Patrik Henry Bass is books editor of Essence magazine. He is the author of “Like a Mighty Stream: The March on Washington,” for which he drew from photographs, news articles and eyewitness accounts. His current book (wth illustrator Jerry Craft) is “The Zero Degree Zombie Zone” (Scholastic). Bass, a former professor at New York University, is also an award-winning journalist, who often appears on MSNBC, CNN and the BBC. He has written and edited for The New York Times, The Washington Post, Entertainment Weekly and Publishers Weekly.

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Patrik Henry Bass