Ted Williams III
Ted Williams III is an educator who has taught Political Science at Chicago State University and currently serves at the Chair of the Social Science Department at Kennedy-King College, one of the City Colleges of Chicago. He holds degrees in Public Policy Studies from the University of Chicago and Rutgers University. He is a former host of PBS-WYCC television’s The Professors weekly talk show and has provided political commentary for both national and local news outlets in addition to a host of periodicals. He is the author of The Way Out: Christianity, Politics, and the Future of the African American Community. He is also a co-founder of The Way Christian Ministries, and was a recent candidate for the Chicago City Council. Williams considers his most important work his role as a mentor to young people and as a husband and father to Roslyn and their three beautiful children, Gabrielle, Amaris, and Ted IV.