Glen Ford


Along with so many others whose lives he touched, we at OR Books mourn the passing of our author, friend, and comrade Glen Ford. Ford was a brilliant journalist, a devoted mentor, an uncompromising truth-teller, and an intellectual giant in the movement for Black liberation. He will be sorely missed and never forgotten. ¬°Glen Ford, Presente!

Glen Ford, who died in July 2021, was executive director of Black Agenda Report and was previously co-founder of He had extensive experience in radio and television, where he launched influential programming such as America’s Black Forum, the first nationally syndicated Black news interview program on commercial television, and Rap It Up. Ford was national political columnist for Encore American & Worldwide News magazine and the author of The Big Lie: An Analysis of U.S. Media Coverage of the Grenada Invasion.

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