James Forman

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General Information

Name: James Forman

Pen Name: None

Genres: Non-Fiction

Born: October 4, 1928 in Chicago, Illinois

Deceased: January 10, 2005 in Washington DC

Illinois Connection

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.

Published Works

Law and Disoder, T. Nelson, 1972

Self-Determination and the African-American People, Open Hand Publishing, 1981

The Making of Black Revolutionaries, University of Washington Press, 1997

Sammy Younge, Jr.: The First Black College Student to Die in the Black Liberation Movement, Open Hand Publishing, 1986

High Tide of Black Resistance and Other Political and Literary Writings, Open Hand Publishing, 1994

Titles for Purchase and at Your Library

Law and disorder

ISBN: 0840761481
Release Date: 1972

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Self-Determination & the African-American People

ISBN: 0940880008
Release Date: 1981-11

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Sammy Younge, Jr.: The First Black College Student to Die in the Black Liberation Movement

ISBN: 0940880121
Release Date: 1986-10

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Literary Awards

External Links

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