African Americans of Western Long Island

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African Americans of Western Long Island is a tribute to a particular people who have given much to their communities and made history along the way. It focuses on African Americans who have not only with distinguished themselves but also served to make the western half of Long Island, from Hempstead to Gordon Heights, a stronger and better place. With more than two hundred select photographs and well-researched text, the book highlights the faces and the accomplishments of those who blazed the trail in various fields: pastors and educators, political leaders and jurists, businesspeople and athletes, and artists and entertainers.
ISBN: 9780738510675
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing
State: New York
Series: Black America Series
Images: 200
Pages: 128
Dimensions: 6.5 (w) x 9.25 (h)
Jerry Komia Domatob, Ph.D., has written books and published articles on African and African American issues and is the author of African Americans of Eastern Long Island. He holds master's degrees in international relations and journalism from Carleton University in Ottawa, Canada, and a Ph.D. in mass communications from Ohio University. He has held teaching posts at the University of Maiduguri-Nigeria in West Africa, the University of Northern Iowa, and Southampton College, Long Island University.
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