Recent Events


September 19, 2019 -  Rudean Leinaeng Book Launch at Lyle Ashton Harris' Art Studio, Manhattan

October 11, 2019 - Harlem Legend Rudean Leinaeng Interview on The Danny Tisdale Show

(watch here)


November 6, 2019 -  Coal, War & Love Author Rudean Leinaeng Interview on Bronx Net TV

(watch here)


January 20, 2020 - Rudean Leinaeng at the Jay Heritage Center in Rye, NY during the American Women of African Heritage (AWAH) annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Literary Celebration.

Rudean shared a captivating reading and lively discussion about her historical novel, Coal, War, and Love. The book is based on the life of her grandfather, Al Johnson, who belonged to the celebrated 369th Infantry Regiment-the “Harlem Hellfighters.”


Completing this triumvirate of authors were:

Dr. Nell Braxton GibsonToo Proud to Bend: Journey of a Civil Rights Foot Soldier, and

Bridgett M. DavisThe World According to Fannie Davis: My Mother’s Life in the Detroit Numbers.