Dr. Scot Brown is a professor of History and African American Studies at the University of California at Los Angeles. Hailing from Rochester, NY, he went on to earn doctoral and masters degrees in History and Africana Studies from Cornell University. Prior to joining the faculty at UCLA, Brown taught at the Université d’Haute Bretagne in France, San Francisco State University, University of Houston and Cornell University. Brown is the author of the pioneering book, Fighting For Us, a study of cultural nationalism and the Black Power movement during the 1960s. He is the author of many scholarly articles on popular culture and political movements. Dr. Brown has appeared in historical documentaries including the prize-winning– 41st and Central: The Untold Story of the L.A. Black Panthers– and most recently the TV ONE television series “Unsung,” with its episode on the R & B band known as “Heatwave.”

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