New Biography Shares Life of Black Leader Who Fought for Change

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Malcolm J. Walker pens life experiences, accomplishments of Walter Caldwell Robinson.

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A testament to the extraordinary accomplishments that can be attained when people are working together — even when facing the greatest of obstacles

In his new book, “Summary of Life of Walter Caldwell Robinson” (published by Xlibris), author Malcolm J. Walker chronicles the life of Walter Robinson, an inspiring and powerful black leader that helped mold Chattanooga, Tennessee into what it is today. This is a story of a man who experienced amazing success as he dedicated his life to improving his fate and the lives of his fellow men.

Beginning in the 1920s, readers follow the life of Walter Robinson as he starts to progress as a leader. His actions eased the strife for first class citizenship for blacks through exercising the right to vote in an organized manner. It reveals how he organized a voting bloc that could determine winners in local elections. Even though Chattanooga was a strictly segregated city, he commanded the respect from white elected officials as he worked as a leader of blacks from his office at City Hall. This biography portrays Walter Robinsons’ life as a successful businessman, an outstanding orator, an astute politician, and a powerful leader.

“Summary of Life of Walter Caldwell Robinson” is a testament to the extraordinary accomplishments that can be attained when people are working together — even when facing the greatest of obstacles.

“Summary of Life of Walter Caldwell Robinson”
By Malcolm J. Walker
Hardcover | 6 x 9in | 120 pages | ISBN 9781499039320
Softcover | 6 x 9in | 120 pages | ISBN 9781499039337
E-Book | 120 pages | ISBN 9781499039313
Available at Amazon and Barnes & Noble

About the Author
Malcolm J. Walker graduated from Booker T. Washington High School in 1964. He sent himself to college and completed requirements for the BS degree in history at Tennessee State University in 1968. He later earned an MS degree in history in the same university in 1971. Walker was employed by the Chattanooga public schools in 1968. There, he worked as a classroom teacher, assistant principal, supervisor and director before retiring after 33 years of service in 2001. He loves to travel and has explored five of the seven continents. He continues to make Chattanooga his home.

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