Rashod Ollison

Rashod Ollison is an award-winning music and culture critic and native of Little Rock, Arkansas. He has been a staff critic at The Dallas Morning News, The Philadelphia Inquirer, The Journal News in Westchester, New York, The Baltimore Sun, and The Virginian-Pilot.

 

He is a 2000 graduate of The University of Arkansas, where he earned a BA in creative writing and journalism with a minor in African-American studies. Ollison’s literary debut, Soul Serenade: Rhythm, Blues & Coming of Age Through Vinyl, is a memoir set to publish in January 2016 by Beacon Press.


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Young, Gifted, and Black


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