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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  James Forman  

Pen Name: None

Genre: Non-Fiction

Born: October 4, 1928 in Chicago, Illinois

-- James Forman on WorldCat --

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 Expand for more information

Titles At Your Library

Law and disorder
ISBN: 0840761481

T. Nelson. 1972

Self-Determination & the African-American People
ISBN: 0940880008

Open Hand Pub Llc. 1981

Sammy Younge, Jr.: The First Black College Student to Die in the Black Liberation Movement
ISBN: 0940880121

Open Hand Pub Llc. 1986

Book by Forman, James

High Tide of Black Resistance and Other Political & Literary Writings
ISBN: 0940880423

Open Hand Pub Llc. 1994

Nine stories and essays from a noted African-American activist capture the mood of the late 1950s and early 1960s. By the author of The Making of Black Revolutionaries. Simultaneous.