Atlanta-based artist Pellom McDaniels, III is best known for his work as a scholar, historian, and curator of African American collections at Emory University. He is the author of Porter, Steward, Citizen: An African American's Memoir of World War I (2017), The Prince of Jockeys: The Life of Isaac Burns Murphy (2013) and has contributed essays to anthologies such as Before Jackie Robinson: The Transcendent Role of Black Sports Pioneers (2017), The Olympics and Philosophy (2012), and All Stars and Movie Stars: Sports in Film History (2010). His first screenplay titled The Prince of Jockeys has been optioned and is in pre-production.
13th Floor Lounge Podcast
Host Leatrice Ellzy Wright and co-host Donna Nunn discuss art, culture, life, enterprise and ideas with artists, thinkers and doers who are animating our NOW and informing our LATER. The 13th Floor Lounge is a production of Beatrix Moss. Our theme music, "Meanwhile, Back On Venus" is composed by and used with the permission of Russell Gunn.