Vibert Leslie White
Pen Name: Vibert L. White
Born: 1958 in New York, New York
White lives in Springfield, Illinois and is a professor at the University of Illinois, Springfield.
Biographical and Professional Information
White, Jr. is Associate Professor and Chair of the African-American Studies Program at the University of Illinois at Springfield. He has received international attention with his book Inside the Nation of Islam: A Historical and Personal Testimony of a Black Muslim. Many books have been written about the Nation of Islam, but few offer personal accounts of life within the Nation. White is no longer a member of the movement, but he draws upon his personal experience working with Louis Farrakhan to present the group's history and evolution. Mike Wallace of 60 Minutes wrote the forward to White's book.
- Developing a "school" of civil rights lawyers: From the New Deal to the New Frontier, Unknown Binding, 1988
- Inside the Nation, A Personal and Historical Testimony of a Black Muslim, University of Florida Press, 2001
Titles for Purchase and at Your Library
Developing a "school" of civil rights lawyers: From the New Deal to the New Frontier
Release Date: 1988
Inside the Nation of Islam: A Historical and Personal Testimony by a Black Muslim
Release Date: 2001-09-18
Speaking Engagements and Upcoming Appearances
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