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Cole, Harriette

Overview
Works: 125 works in 142 publications in 1 language and 6,152 library holdings
Genres: Interviews  Oral histories  Internet videos  Handbooks and manuals  Quotations 
Roles: Author
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Harriette Cole
Jumping the broom : the African-American wedding planner by Harriette Cole( Book )

8 editions published between 1993 and 2004 in English and held by 1,120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Other special features include at least a dozen original dress designs; a 16-page, full-color African-American Wedding Album; do-it-affordably ideas on each and every chapter subject; and a comprehensive Resource Guide, listing information on African-owned and -inspired caterers, jewelry designers, florists, musicians, and much more. Illustrated throughout with historical and contemporary photographs, Jumping the Broom makes an exquisite gift book for a special friend or
How to be : contemporary etiquette for African Americans by Harriette Cole( Book )

2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 432 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains to African-Americans the dos and don'ts of everyday living
Coming together : celebrations for African American families by Harriette Cole( Book )

5 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 393 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Brimming with sample menus, easy-to-follow recipes, and unique ideas, this guide to celebrations for African-American families is by the bestselling author of "Jumping the Broom" and an award-winning photographer
Vows : the African-American couple's guide to designing a sacred ceremony by Harriette Cole( Book )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 343 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Invites African-American couples to focus on the spiritual aspects of a wedding day, from involving family and friends to transforming a wedding site into a sacred environment and selecting traditional vows
Choosing truth : living an authentic life by Harriette Cole( Book )

5 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in English and held by 322 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Offers advice on how to live an authentic life while overcoming self-delusion, citing the importance of being true to oneself as part of experiencing satisfying relationships, careers, and spiritual lives
How to be : a guide to contemporary living for African Americans by Harriette Cole( Book )

2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 81 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jumping the broom wedding workbook : a step-by-step write-in guide to planning the perfect African-American wedding by Harriette Cole( Book )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The HistoryMakers video oral history with Nat Adderley, Jr( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pianist and music arranger Nat Adderley, Jr. was born on May 23, 1955 in Quincy, Florida. He attended the Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School of Music & Art and Performing Arts in New York City. Adderley earned his B.A. degree in African American studies from Yale University in 1977. In 1981, Adderley became Luther Vandross’ music director, arranging, writing and producing songs throughout Vandross’ career. Adderley arranged “Here and Now”, “If Only for One Night”, “Creepin”, “Never Too Much”, and “Love Won’t Let Me Wait” for Vandross, among others. He also arranged Aretha Franklin’s 1983 album Jump To It, the string section for Doc Powell’s “What’s Going On,” and Natalie Cole’s “When I Fall in Love,” in addition to co-writing the Vandross hit “Stop to Love.” Adderley produced Vandross’ duet with Beyoncé Knowles, Grammy award-winning “The Closer I Get to You.” After Vandross’ death in 2005, Adderley formed the Nat Adderley trio
The HistoryMakers video oral history with Valerie Mosley( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Financial and investment consultant Valerie Mosley was born in 1960. She received her B.A. degree in history in 1982 from Duke University in Durham, North Carolina and her M.B.A. degree in finance in 1986 from the Wharton School of Finance at the University of Pennsylvania. Mosley began her financial career at Chase Manhattan Bank as a commercial lending officer, and went on to work at Kidder, Peabody, and Company in institutional corporate bond sales, and P.G. Corbin Asset Management, Inc. as a chief investment officer and portfolio manager. In 1992, she joined Wellington Management Group, becoming a portfolio manager, investment strategist, and partner. After leaving the company in 2012, Mosley founded the Valmo Ventures, Inc. She was appointed to the President's Board of Advisors on Historically Black Colleges and Universities during President Barack Obama’s administration, and purchased the historic Overton House, also known as Villa Rose, on Martha's Vineyard in 2007
The HistoryMakers video oral history with Audrey M. Edmonson( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Politician Audrey M. Edmonson was born on January 27, 1953, in Miami Dade County, Florida. She graduated from Miami Jackson High School in 1971, and went on to obtain her A.A. degree from Miami Dade College in 1991. Edmonson later received her B.A. degree in psychology from Florida International University in 1994, and her dual M.S. degree in marriage family therapy and mental health counseling from Barry University. After high school, Edmonson worked as a flight attendant for Eastern Air Lines for fifteen years before going back to school. In 1997, she was elected to the Village of El Portal City Council as council person, where she was later elected as mayor in 1999. She was elected to the Miami Dade County Board of Commissioners in 2005 as District three commissioner, where she was re-elected two times. Edmonson also served her community on a variety of boards
The HistoryMakers video oral history with Andre Walker( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hair Stylist Andre Walker was born on October 19, 1956 in Chicago, Illinois. He received his diploma in cosmetology from Pivot Point Beauty School in 1977. In 1978, he served as a hair stylist for the Beauty Salon at the I. Magnin department store on Michigan Avenue in Chicago. In 1980, Walker began his own business operating as Andre Walker Salon until 1987. He joined Harpo Productions in 1985, to become the personal hair stylist to Oprah Winfrey, host of the syndicated daytime talk program, The Oprah Winfrey Show. Walker served in this role for Winfrey for thirty years through 2015. In 2013, he co-founded Andrew Walker Hair, LLC and partnered with Dianne Hudson, special advisor to Oprah Winfrey. In 2015, Andrew Walker Hair launched a new hair care typing system and product line for the care and management of naturally textured hair, "The Gold System."
The HistoryMakers video oral history with Kathleen McGhee-Anderson( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Screenwriter and producer Kathleen McGhee-Anderson was born in San Antonio, Texas and raised in Detroit, Michigan. She received her B.A. degree in English from Spelman College in 1972 and her M.F.A. degree in film directing-scholarship and criticism from Columbia University in 1974. After briefly working as a film editor for ABC affiliate stations in Washington, D.C. and Los Angeles, California, McGhee-Anderson began writing screenplays for televisions shows on several different networks. Her screenwriting credits include both sitcoms and dramatic television shows and miniseries. She wrote episodes for Little House on the Prairie, Touched by an Angel, The Cosby Show, and The Fosters among others. McGhee-Anderson also served as executive producer for Soul Food, Lincoln Heights, and Greenleaf. Along with her writing credits in televisions, McGhee-Anderson’s credits also include theater works, novels and films include The Color of Courage, which deals with her grandparents’ landmark U.S. Supreme Court case
The HistoryMakers video oral history with Robert Jackson( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Politician Robert Jackson was born on December 18, 1950 in New York City. In 1975, he graduated from the State University of New York at New Paltz. Jackson was elected to New York City’s Community School Board 6 in 1986. As president of the board in 1991, Jackson co-founded the Campaign for Fiscal Equity which sued the state over inadequate school funding in the landmark case Campaign for Fiscal Equity, Inc. v. State of New York (1995). In 2001, Jackson was elected to the New York City Council, serving until 2013, representing Washington Heights and parts of Harlem. Jackson continued to advocate for public education as chair of the education committee. Jackson was the sole Muslim member of the city council during his tenure. In 2003 and 2011, Jackson led two 150-mile protest marches from New York City to Albany, New York to publicize the underfunding of New York schools
The HistoryMakers video oral history with George Chinsee( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Photographer George Leroy Chinsee was born on June 18, 1955, in Saint Andrew, Jamaica and grew up in New York City. Chinsee graduated from the High School of Art and Design in New York City in 1973. He earned his B.F.A. in photography from the New York School of Visual Arts in 1977. In May 1982, Chinsee was hired as a staff photographer for Fairchild Publications (Conde Nast Publications). As a photographer, his area of focus was with the fashion and beauty industry. Chinsee’s photographs were featured in many publications, including Women's Wear Daily and W magazine. In 1992, he was selected to be a contributing photographer for the book, exhibition and multimedia project, Songs of My People. He also contributed photographic art to THM Harriette Cole’s (his wife) Jumping the Broom: The African-American Wedding Planner and Vows: The African American Couples' Guide to Designing a Sacred Ceremony
The HistoryMakers video oral history with Stephen Burrows( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fashion designer Stephen Burrows was born on September 15, 1943, in Newark, New Jersey. He graduated from the Fashion Institute of Technology in New York City in 1966. In 1969, Burrows was hired to work at the Henri Bendel department store, where he was offered his own boutique, Stephen Burrows World. In 1973, he left Henri Bendel and founded Burrows, Inc., opening up shop on New York’s Seventh Avenue. That same year, Burrows was invited to show his clothes on the runway of Versailles, France, and became the first African American designer to gain international fame. In 1977, Burrows returned to Henri Bendel and joined Pat Tennant, Inc., but left again in 1982. In 1993, he took residence, once more, in Bendel’s, and in 2002, reopened Stephen Burrows World. His honors include three Coty American Fashion Critics’ Awards and the Council of Fashion Designers of America’s Board of Directors Special Tribute Award
The HistoryMakers video oral history with Richard Washington( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Film actor Richard Washington was born on February 20, 1940 in Everett, Massachusetts. In 1957, Washington graduated from Christian High School, and Los Angeles City College. He worked as a machinist and a commercial diver before earning his first credits for stunt work in the 1971 film Dirty Harry. He worked as a stuntman or stunt coordinator on a number of Blaxploitation films, as well as mainstream movies such Battle for the Planet of the Apes, and Die Hard with a Vengeance. His other credits include Bustin’ Loose, Mississippi Burning, and Glory. On multiple occasions he served as the stunt double for Louis Cameron Gossett, Jr. As one of the first African American stuntmen in Hollywood, Washington was active in the Black Stuntmen’s Association, which fought against the practice of ‘painting down’ white stuntmen in black makeup to double for African American actors
The HistoryMakers video oral history with Billy Porter( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Actor Billy Porter was born on September 21, 1969 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He graduated from the Pittsburgh School for the Creative and Performing Arts and, in 1991, from Carnegie Mellon University’s School of Drama. Porter’s first Broadway role was in the ensemble of Miss Saigon, one of the twenty longest-running shows in Broadway history. His early career included winning the 1992 edition of Star Search, acting in the 1994 Broadway revival of Grease, and writing and starring in Ghetto Superstar at the Public Theatre. Porter originated the role of Lola in the Broadway production of Kinky Boots, for which he won the 2013 Tony Award for Best Performance by a Leading Actor in a Musical. His semi-autobiographical play While I Yet Live premiered in 2014. He played Aubrey Lyles in the 2016 musical Shuffle Along. He supported the Ali Forney Center for homeless LGBT youth
The HistoryMakers video oral history with Elliott S. Hall( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lawyer and corporate executive Elliott S. Hall was born on May 1, 1938 in Detroit, Michigan. He studied at Wayne State University, then continued his studies at Wayne State University Law School, where he received his J.D. degree in 1965. In 1971, he became a partner at the Hall, Stone, Allen, Archer and Glen law firm. In 1974, Mayor Coleman Young named him as the first black corporation counsel for the City of Detroit. In 1983, he served as the first black chief assistant prosecutor for Wayne County. Hall became the first black vice president of governmental affairs for Ford Motor Company from 1987 to 1997. In 1997, he became the first black vice president of dealer development at Ford, where he expanded their Minority and Woman Dealer Network. He retired from Ford in 2002, and joined the law firm Dykema Gossett PLLC as a senior partner
The HistoryMakers video oral history with Mark Whitaker( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Journalist Mark Whitaker was born on September 7, 1957 in Lower Merion, Pennsylvania. He received his B.A. degree in social studies from Harvard University in 1979, and studied as a Marshall Scholar at Oxford University’s Balliol College in London, England. After working as a journalist for Newsweek, in 1987, Whitaker was appointed the business editor for the magazine. In 1996, he became a managing editor, and in 1998, Whitaker became the first African American editor of Newsweek. Under Whitaker, Newsweek won multiple National Magazine Awards for General Excellence. In 2007, he joined NBC News as senior vice president, advising on political coverage. Whitaker replaced the late Tim Russert as Washington Bureau Chief for NBC News in 2008. Whitaker left NBC to serve as executive vice president and managing editor for CNN Worldwide, from 2011 to 2013. During his time there, CNN won multiple News & Documentary Emmys, as well as a Peabody Award. 
108 stitches : words we live by by Harriette Cole( )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

108 Stitches: Words We Live By, is a collection of words from many insightful individuals, both famous and anonymous as well as some wisdom of her own. The 108 meditations included in this book are offered as contemplations to study as you begin or end your day. Each quote is followed by a reflective question and contemplation. Cole recommends that you record the fruit of your meditation as you ponder the words' impact on your life
 
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Jumping the broom : the African-American wedding planner
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How to be : contemporary etiquette for African AmericansComing together : celebrations for African American familiesVows : the African-American couple's guide to designing a sacred ceremonyChoosing truth : living an authentic lifeHow to be : a guide to contemporary living for African AmericansJumping the broom wedding workbook : a step-by-step write-in guide to planning the perfect African-American wedding