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President Trump Nominates Black Laywer Director of United States Marshal Sercice: Book Update (104 hits)

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President Trump nomination of a Black Lawyer from Louisiana to be director of the U.S. Marshal Service is a shock and a surprise. This nomination with be the lead chapter in the author updated book, scheduled for release following all of Presidents Trumps appointment.

The Honorable Robert Moore retired United States Marshal, appointed by President Clinton and Chief of Police, Jackson, Mississippi is the author of a new history book entitled “The President's Men Black United States Marshals in America.” Afr 30 years of Fighting Crime he has launched a new career of writing, and educating the nation about black leadership in America. He has published numerous articles in Police Magazine, which includes "Strategies for Increasing Black Police Executives," "Chief Moore Journal to Vietnam and Cambodia," Marshal Service Gets Record number of Black Marshals," and the “History of Minorities in the Illinois State Police."

He is a successful law enforcement executive, community leader, workshop presenter motivational speaker author, businessman international traveler and historian on Black Marshals History. Although proficient in the History of Black State Police within Illinois, he is also the curator of the national traveling exhibit, “The Presidents Men: Black U.S. Marshals.”

The author grew up in the southern segregated town of Pontotoc, Mississippi where he experienced the full force of a separate and unequal society. He grew up in a society where there were separate schools, separate drinking fountains, no public lodging, and where he was prohibited from eating in restaurants or other public eating places.

Regardless of the circumstances of his living environment, he graduated from Pontotoc Colored High School in 1962 with the distinction of being voted most likely to succeed. After graduation, he served three years in the military in Kansas and Germany.

Today Robert holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice and a Masters Degree in Public Administration, from the University of Illinois at Springfield. He was the recipient of the University’s 2009 Alumni Humanitarian award. Other awards that he has received since retiring include the Paul Harris award, Rotary International and the FBI Directors Award for Community Leadership and the 2011 Rotary Community Service Awards, WSEC Television Network Knowledge Special community Service & programing Recognition award and the 2018 Central Illinois African American History Museum Heritage awards He has also two distinguished service awards from the Marshal Service. He was named in 2010 and 2011 as one of five finalists for the First Citizen award of Springfield, Illinois. His book was submitted for the NAACP 43rd Image Awards.

The author was mentioned in the Historical Black College Alumni Magazine in the September 2011 edition, he was featured in the Black Pearl Magazine in June, he will be a guest on Black Authors Radio on August 29, 2011, he was featured in a full page about his life and career in his home town newspaper “The Pontotoc Progress” Pontotoc, Mississippi, he was a guest columnist for the Pure News newspaper in Springfield, Illinois in June, he will be included in the Mississippi Writers Room in Jackson Hinds Library in Jackson, Ms., he was a speaker the Black Pearls Magazine Chocolate- Gala --honoring 22 book clubs in Atlanta, Ga. on July 28, 2011.He was the keynote speaker for the Bloomington, Illinois NAACP Chapter in on October 23, 2011 --His book has been in included in the University of Mississippi Library Collection and the Pontotoc, Ms. Library and Museum, his home town. And all branches of the Jackson Hinds Library. He is lecturing and book signing at the Norma Borders Library in Elgin, Illinois February 26, 2012
The authors book covers the law enforcement tenure of the first two Black U.S. Marshals appointed by Presidents Rutherford B. Hayes in 1877 and President John Kennedy in 1962. Marshal Douglass and Marshal Luke Moore both served in the District of Columbia during their appointments.

The Author was appointed by President Clinton in the Central District of Illinois in 1994, 116 years after Marshal Douglass and 32 years after Marshal Luke Moore . Marshal Luke Moore who was born in Collinsville, Illinois would later be appointed Judge Luke Moore in Washington DC Superior Court by President Nixon. Later he would have the Luke Moore Academy named for him-in Washington DC One of the authors major goals is to have this great man honored for his role in the Integration of the University of Mississippi--in 1962/63 when he supervised the 127 man protective detail that guarded James Meredith while he attended that school--

In Chapter three of the book the author compare his struggle in 1994 to that of Marshal Frederick Douglass struggle in 1877 to have their nominations approved by the U.S. Senate. Readers will learn about the role the Washington DC Bar Association played in the opposition to Douglass appointment and they will have the opportunity to read the letter Marshal Douglass wrote to the editor of the Washington Post in 1877, defending himself against allegations made by Washington Post reporter that he was making unfavorable remarks about Washington DC. in a speech he gave in Baltimore during his tenure as U.S. Marshal. Also highlight are the Black Marshals who received the Subpoenas to serve on President Nixon White House for the Watergate tapes and to carried out the court order to put Timothy McVeigh to death. The author gives a moving description of were he and Marshal Service Director Edwardo Gonzalez when McVeigh ignited the weapon of mass destruction.

The Author also compares the number of black Marshals appointed by both political party presidents since 1789, when President George Washington appointed the first 16 Marshals. The book gives an overview of the administrations of the nine Presidents who have appointed Black Marshals in the 222 year history of the Marshals Service.

It called the Presidents Men: Black U.S. Marshals in America." it can be purchased at www.blackmarshalpublishing.com and Amazon. The author traveled to Cuba in May of 2912 and on October 1, 2012 the author united the lone black deputy who was on the James Meredith detail at Ole Miss in 1962 with the white deputies who were there
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Wednesday, November 7th 2018 at 9:26PM
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