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Herb Boyd


Born
in Birmingham, Alabama, The United States
November 01, 1938

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Herb Boyd is an awarding-winning American author and journalist who has published 17 books and countless articles for national magazines and newspapers. Brotherman:The Odyssey of Black Men in America: An Anthology (One World/Ballantine, 1995), co-edited with Robert Allen of the Black Scholar journal, won the American Book Award for nonfiction. In 1999, Boyd won three first place awards from the New York Association of Black Journalists for his articles published in the Amsterdam News.

In 2006, Boyd worked with world music composer Yusef Lateef on his autobiography The Gentle Giant, which was published by Morton Books of New Jersey. In 2008, he published Baldwin's Harlem: A Biography of James Baldwin, and is working with filmmaker Keith Beau
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Black Detroit: A People's H...

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Baldwin's Harlem: A Biograp...

3.50 avg rating — 121 ratings — published 2008 — 4 editions
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Pound for Pound: A Biograph...

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Black Panthers For Beginners

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3.73 avg rating — 62 ratings — published 1995 — 4 editions
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Autobiography of a People: ...

4.20 avg rating — 41 ratings — published 2000 — 4 editions
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Brotherman

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4.36 avg rating — 39 ratings — published 1995 — 3 editions
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Martin Luther King, Jr.

3.78 avg rating — 45 ratings — published 1986 — 4 editions
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The Harlem Reader: A Celebr...

3.88 avg rating — 40 ratings — published 2003 — 2 editions
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We Shall Overcome with 2 Au...

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African History for Beginners

3.46 avg rating — 35 ratings — published 1992 — 4 editions
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