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Herb Boyd

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HERB BOYD is the national editor at The Black World Today, an online publication. He currently teaches African and African-American history at the College of New Rochelle in Manhattan. Boyd is also coeditor with Robert Allen of the American Book Award–winning collection Brotherman and, more recently, editor of Autobiography of a People. He resides in Harlem with his wife, Elza Dinwiddie-Boyd, also a noted writer and college professor.

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Autobiography of a People
Three Centuries of African American History Told by Those Who Lived It
Written by Herb Boyd


Format: eBook, 576 pages
Publisher: Anchor
On Sale: June 30, 2010
Price: $17.99

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Autobiography of a People
Three Centuries of African American History Told by Those Who Lived It
Written by Herb Boyd


Format: Trade Paperback, 576 pages
Publisher: Anchor
On Sale: December 26, 2000
Price: $21.95

Celebrating the spirituality, courage, and intellectual achievements of African Americans, Autobiography of a People is the first anthology to effectively trace the history of the African American experience—from the Middle Passage to Emancipation, from the Civil War to Vietnam, from the Little Rock Nine to the Million Man March—by telling the... Read more >
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The Harlem Reader
A Celebration of New York's Most Famous Neighborhood, from the Renaissance Years to the 21st Century
Written by Herb Boyd


Format: Trade Paperback, 336 pages
Publisher: Broadway Books
On Sale: May 13, 2003
Price: $19.00

From its humble beginnings as a farming district and country retreat for the rich, Harlem rapidly developed and grew to achieve international prominence as the mecca of black art and culture. Then, due to various socio-economic changes and cultural changes, it became a city symbolizing urban decay.

However,during all of its... Read more >
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The Harlem Reader
A Celebration of New York's Most Famous Neighborhood, from the Renaissance Years to the 21st Century
Written by Herb Boyd


Format: eBook, 336 pages
Publisher: Crown
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $12.99

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