Individual Author Record
Name: Michelle DusterPen Name: None Genre: Non-Fiction Audience: Adult; Born: in Chicago, Illinois
-- Website -- http://www.mldwrites.com/
-- Michelle Duster on WorldCat -- http://www.worldcat.org/search?q=michelle+duster
Illinois ConnectionBorn and raised in Chicago, Michelle attended Columbia College in Chicago.
Biographical and Professional InformationMichelle Duster, great-granddaughter of Ida B. Wells, is a writer, speaker, and personal historian who focuses on the positive contributions of African Americans.In her effort to preserve the legacy of her great-grandmother, Michelle is involved in several projects named after Ida B. Wells including a scholarship fund at Rust College (Ida’s alma mater) and a museum in Holly Springs, Mississippi. She is also a member of a commemorative art committee in Chicago, which is developing a substantial piece of artwork that will be located in the Bronzeville neighborhood. The multi-dimensional piece will capture the life and times of her great-grandmother.
- IdaIn Her Own Words, Benjamin Williams Publishing, 2008
- Ida From Abroad, Benjamin Williams Publishing, 2010