African American Biographies, 3: Profiles of 909 Current Men by Walter Hawkins

By Walter Hawkins

This booklet offers tablet biographies of 909 of the nation's such a lot outstanding African american citizens. The entries are prepared alphabetically, with all members assembly common standards for inclusion: They have been born or they spent their childhoods within the usa; they usually have performed a huge half within the improvement of African American teenagers by means of serving as function types. someone who died ahead of January 1, 1995, isn't really incorporated. Activists, artists, athletes, legal professionals, authors, enterprise vendors, educators, engineers, entertainers, executive officers, doctors, army leaders and scientists: everybody during this booklet has performed an immense function in 20th-century the United States.

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In 1963, he became the first back to run for more than a mile with his 1,863-yard total. He caught passes, returned kickoffs, and even threw three touchdown passes. His 12,312 rushing yards and 15,459 combined net yards put him in a class by himself for his time. Brown was a unanimous first-team All-NFL pick eight times. He was recognized as the NFL’s most valuable player by many media organizations. In all, he earned league MVP honors four times (1957, 1958, 1963, and 1965). In the summer of 1966, while working on the movie The Dirty Dozen in London during the off season, he stunned the sports world with his announcement that he was retiring.

S. Senate on June 29, 2006, and was sworn in on July 20, 2006. Terry Bowie FEDERAL MENT . Terry GOVERNBowie received a bachelor of science in accounting, finance and economics. C. S. Department of Housing and Urban Development for 12 years in various financial management positions. S. Mint. S. Department of Education. In May 2005, he assumed the position of deputy chief financial officer for the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). Charles E. Box STATE GOVERNMENT. Charles E. Box is a native of Rockford, Illinois.

Bernstine received a bachelor’s degree in political science from the University of California at Berkeley. M. from the University of Wisconsin Law School. S. Department of Labor. , and general counsel for Howard University and Howard University Hospital. He served for seven years as dean and professor of law at the University of Wisconsin Law School and was president of Portland State University in Oregon from 1997 to 2007. Rosie Phillips Bingham EDUCATION. Rosie Phillips Bingham is a native of Memphis, Tennessee.

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