Hans Jurgan Massaquoi

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General Information

Name: Hans Jurgan Massaquoi

Pen Name: None

Birth Year: 1926

Place of Birth: Hamburg, Germany

Website: N/A

Email: N/A

Contact Information: Ebony Magazine 820 South Michigan Chicago, Illinois 60605

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Biographical and Professional Information

Massaquoi emigrated to the United States from Germany where he served two years in the army as a paratrooper in the 82nd Airborne Division. With his GI bill he studied journalism at the University of Illinois followed by a career at Jet magazine and then Ebony magazine, where he became managing editor.

Published Works

  • Destined to Witness, Growing Up Black in Nazi Germany, Perennial, 2001
  • Neger, Neger, Schornsteinfeger, Schroedel, 2002

Titles for Purchase and at Your Library

Destined to Witness: Growing Up Black in Nazi Germany

ISBN: 0060959614
Release Date: 2001-02-06

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Neger, Neger, Schornsteinfeger!

ISBN: 3502194556
Release Date: 2004-09-30

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Speaking Engagements and Upcoming Appearances

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External Links

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