Individual Author Record
Name: Timuel D. Black, Jr.Pen Name: None Genre: History Non-Fiction Born: 1918 in Birmingham, Alabama Sites:
Illinois ConnectionBlack was raised in Chicago and spent the rest of his life there.
Biographical and Professional InformationTimuel D. Black is a foremost authority on the Great Migration. He is a Chicago socialist and long time friend and colleague of President Barack Obama. Black is a Professor (emeritus) of the City College of Chicago. He serves on the Advisory Board of the Committees of Correspondence for Democracy and Socialism, a position he has held since at least 2002.
*''Bridges of Memory: Chicago's First Wave of Black Migration (with John Hope Franklin)'', Northwestern University Press, 2005*''Bridges of Memory Volume 2: Chicago's Second Generation of Black Migration'', Northwestern University Press, 2008