Podcast #166 – Doug Melville

This week we interview author Doug Melville, whose first biography, Invisible Generals: Rediscovering Family Legacy and a Quest to Honor America’s First Black Generals, was published by Atria/Black Privilege Press in November 2023. Invisible Generals explores the lives of Generals Benjamin O. Davis, Senior and Junior, a father and son who helped integrate the American military and created the Tuskegee Airmen. Melville is a global head of diversity, equity, and inclusion in the international luxury industry, and his family has worked under ten different American presidential administrations. Melville has delivered three TEDx Talks, and he has been featured in numerous periodicals, including ForbesUSA TODAYThe Washington PostTime, and more. Doug Melville was interviewed by fellow biographer and BIO member Kevin McGruder.