Monday, 17 October 2016

88th birthday of Lerone Bennett

(Born 17 October 1928, Clarksdale, Miss, US)
Distinguished journalist, essayist, editor and historian who has published prolifically on African American history with influential titles that include Before the Mayflower (1962), What Manner of Man (1964), Pioneers in Protest (1968), and Forced into Glory (2000)
(New York Art Quartet plays Charlie Parkers composition, “Mohawk” [personnel:  John Tchicai, alto saxophone; Roswell Rudd, trombone; Reggie Workman, bass; Milford Graves, drums; recorded: Nippon Phonogram, New York, US, 16 July 1965]) 

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