Susan Robeson is a longtime documentary film and television producer. Her award-winning work has appeared on PBS, NBC and ABC affiliates and has shown at the Museum of Modern Art, Lincoln Center and numerous film festivals. She is currently producing a major motion picture on the life of her grandfather, Paul Robeson. Her first book, The Whole World In His Hands: A Pictorial Biography of Paul Robeson, was an ALA best book for young adults. She resides in the New York City area where she is an adjunct professor in film and communications and executive director of the Paul Robeson Foundation.
ROD BROWN is a fine artist and the illustrator of We Troubled the Waters and Freedom's A-Callin Me both by Ntozake Shange, and From Slave Ship to Freedom Road by Julius Lester, an ALA Best Book for Young Adults. His artwork has been feartured in museums and on national television including at the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture in NYC, as well as on Oprah's OWN Network and the Nickelodeon program "The Legacy of Slavery" with Linda Ellerbee. He lives with his wife outside of Washington, DC.