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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Oacar De Priest Hand, Sr.  

Pen Name: None

Genre: Non-Fiction

Born: 1932 in Belmont, North Carolina


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Oscar receivedhis BA from Northwestern University in Chicago and his MA from Governors state University.

Biographical and Professional Information

With his co-author, Elaine Roberts, they have bi-annual magazines honoring un-sung heroes; they do fact tours and make global dvd's for children. As authors they write African Americans History books to express how our people lived under stress, hardship, lynching and humility.

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