Lowell D. Thompson

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General Information

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Name: Lowell D. Thompson

Pen Name: None

Genres: Non-Fiction

Born: in Chicago, Illinois

Website: N/A

Email: N/A

Illinois Connection

Lowell D. Thompson is a Chicago-born,(Chicago's South Side) bred and based artist/writer/creative catalyst.

Biographical and Professional Information

Lowell thompson spent the first 35 years of his adulthood creating ads and commercials for many of the nation's biggest advertising agencies.

He was one of the first African Americans hired in advertising when American companies finally opened themselves to "unwhites" following the 1968 assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and the urban riots that followed.

Published Works

  • "WHITE FOLKS": Seeing America Through Black Eyes , Lowell Thompson Creates, 1996
  • African Americans in Chicago , Arcadia Publishing, 2012

Titles for Purchase and at Your Library

"WHITE FOLKS": Seeing America Through Black Eyes

ISBN: 0964761610
Release Date: 1996-08-10

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African Americans in Chicago (Images of America)

ISBN: 0738588539
Release Date: 2012-02-06

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Literary Awards

Speaking Engagements and Upcoming Appearances

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External Links

Lowell D. Thompson on WorldCat

Lowell D. Thompson on Amazon


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