Illinois State Library

Illinois Center for the Book


Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Oacar De Priest Hand, Sr.  

Pen Name: None

Genre: Non-Fiction

Born: 1932 in Belmont, North Carolina


-- Website -- http://www.literarygems.org
-- Oacar De Priest Hand, Sr. on WorldCat -- http://www.worldcat.org/search?q=oacar+de+priest+hand%2C+sr.


Illinois Connection

Oscar receivedhis BA from Northwestern University in Chicago and his MA from Governors state University.

Biographical and Professional Information

With his co-author, Elaine Roberts, they have bi-annual magazines honoring un-sung heroes; they do fact tours and make global dvd's for children. As authors they write African Americans History books to express how our people lived under stress, hardship, lynching and humility.


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Speaking Engagements

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Contace Oscar by phone at 773-981-0643 or fax at 773-651-0643