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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  James Forman  

Pen Name: None

Genre: Non-Fiction

Born: October 4, 1928 in Chicago, Illinois

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Forman was born in Chicago, Illinois. He attended Chicago Teachers College ans was a reporter for the ''Chicago Defender'' and a teacher in the Chicago public schools.

Biographical and Professional Information

James Forman was a writer, educator, and civil rights activist. He was the founder of ''Washington Times'' and the ''Black American News Service''.


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