Gregory J. Reed
Gregory J. Reed
Gregory J. Reed, Esq. is an active practitioner, cultural preservationist, and activist in the legal profession for twenty years plus. His clients are preeminent in their fields; his professional and civic contributions carry national and global significance. Reed has worked with Rosa Parks, Nelson Mandela, Malcolm X's and Alex Haley's Legacy, Dr. Betty Shabazz, Coretta Scott King , Aretha Franklin, six world boxing champions, and etc.
Reed was the founder in drafting the proposal to establish Detroit's Entertainment Commission to promote entertainment as an economic stimulus and employment base for the city.
Gregory J. Reed's specialty in the legal profession include intellectual properties, entertainment law, corporate and tax laws. He is the author of sixteen books, many are award winners, (NAACP Image Award, American Book Award, Chicago's Teacher Award, Best Sellers List, etc.) and used in professional and educational communities. He is the author of Economic Empowerment through the Church. Reed recently authored 2012 Obama Talks Back: Global Lessons- A Dialogue with America's Young Leaders; private letters to the President and his remarks, first signing sold out book.
In 1992, acquired the missing chapters and manuscript of Autobiography and on May 19, 2012, aired the "Lost Chapters" of The Autobiography of Malcolm X at the Audubon Ballroom in New to a standing room only audience. Reed has presented and disclosed the Original Manuscript and or "Lost Chapters" at the University of Toledo, University of Cincinnati, Michigan State University, Syracuse University, Smithsonian Institute, various venues.
In 2008, Reed was the guest curator for Michigan State University Museum and the Nelson Mandela Museum in South Africa for the exhibit, "Dear Mr. Mandela... Dear Mrs. Parks" Children's Letters: Global Lessons, the first international collaborative exhibit between two continents, America and South Africa. Reed was Nelson Mandela escort for the exhibit premiere on his 90th birthday.
Reed developed the first of its kind, a music traveling exhibit covering 100 years of music, entitled, "100 Plus One... Before Motown and Beyond, Celebrating America's Music," premiered at Chicago's Dusable Museum, setting attendance records of 200,000 visitors.
Reed has appeared on major United States television networks such as CNN and NBC's Morning Show, cable outlets, and radio talk shows.