Charlie J. Black papers
Scope and Contents
This collection consists of a typescript copy of Black’s autobiography, “After The Fact: 20/20 Hindsight,” copyrighted 1985-86. It covers Black’s youth in Beatrice, Monroe County, Alabama, his upbringing, education, teaching career, and political life in Washington. It was subsequently published in 1987 by the Washington Provider. The collection also contains several clippings of Black’s column “Upward Mobility,” from the Washington New Observer, some correspondence, a resume, and an outline for the autobiography.
- Black, Charlie J. (Person)
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Biographical / Historical
Charlie J. Black is an African-American Alabama native, educator and political activist in the Washington, DC area.
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Language of Materials
Photocopy of Black’s autobiography, “After The Fact: 20/20 Hindsight,” which covers Black’s youth in Beatrice, Monroe County, Alabama, his upbringing, education, teaching career, and political life in Washington. Also, some correspondence and newspaper articles by Black.
Gift of Charlie J. Black, 1986
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S.M. Braden, 2009; updated by Andrew Harris, 2012; updated by Martha Bace, 2013
- Guide to the Charlie J. Black papers
- May 2009
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