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Genre: Non-Fiction Poetry

Born: , in

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Hartman lives in Chicago.

Biographical and Professional Information

Hermene Hartman has also successfully operated The Hartman Group, a full-service public relations firm, since 1977. She has received many honors and awards of excellence for her contributions to the business and African American communities. Hartman holds master's degrees in sociology and education as well as an M.B.A. from the University of Illinois.

In 1989, she founded N'DIGO. As a writer, Hartman became well known for her publisher's page, which offers insightful social commentary about important issues in the African American community.

Hartman taught behavioral sciences at the college level from 1973 to 1984. After her tenure as vice chancellor of the City Colleges of Chicago, she moved into the publishing industry.

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