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Deborah Riley Draper

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Deborah Riley Draper is a best-selling author and award-winning filmmaker. Deborah's first turn as an author is the new release from Simon & Schuster "Olympic Pride, American Prejudice", inspired by her documentary of the same name. Draper is 2016 Film Independent Lab Fellow and Variety Magazine's "2016 Top 10 Documakers to Watch". Her 2017 NAACP Image Awards nominated documentary, Olympic Pride, American Prejudice, tells the untold story of 18 African Americans who defied Hitler and Jim Crow to compete in the 1936 Olympic Games. The film is one of only 3 nominees for the 2017 Peace and Sport...

National Geographic

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One of the world's leading nonfiction publishers, National Geographic Books has published more than 1,700 titles, featuring such categories as history, travel, nature, photography, space, science, health, biography, and memoir. A portion of its proceeds is used to fund exploration, conservation, and education through ongoing contributions to the work of the National Geographic Society.