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Cole, Harriette

Overview
Works: 125 works in 142 publications in 1 language and 6,203 library holdings
Genres: Interviews  Oral histories  Internet videos  Handbooks and manuals  Quotations 
Roles: Author
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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 1,129 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 436 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 398 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 348 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 327 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 Stephen Burrows( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 30 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 Ruben Santiago-Hudson( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Actor and director Ruben Santiago-Hudson was born on November 24, 1956 in Lackawanna, New York. He received his B.A. degree in theatre from Binghamton University in 1978 and his M.F.A. degree from Wayne State University in 1982. Santiago-Hudson has acted in numerous feature films, including Coming to America, Blown Away, The Devil’s Advocate, American Gangster, and Mr. Brooks. He played Captain Billy Cooper on the daytime television drama Another World from 1990 to 1993, and Captain Roy Montgomery in ABC's Castle from 2009 to 2011. He also appeared in television’s New York Undercover, The West Wing, Third Watch, and Law & Order. Santiago-Hudson’s Broadway credits include Jelly’s Last Jam and August Wilson's Seven Guitars. He wrote Lackawanna Blues in 2001, an autobiographical play, and then adapted it for an award-winning 2005 HBO film. Santiago-Hudson’s honors include a Tony Award, a Humanitas Prize, and a NAACP Lifetime Achievement Theatre Award
The HistoryMakers video oral history with Hollis Lynch( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Professor and author Hollis R. Lynch was born on April 21, 1935 in John Dial, Tobago. He received his B.A. degree in history from the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, Canada in 1960 and his Ph.D. degree in philosophy from the School of Oriental and African Studies at the University of London in London, England in 1964. Lynch began teaching at the University of Ibadan in Nigeria before moving to the United States in 1966 to teach at Roosevelt University in Chicago. In 1968, Lynch began teaching at the State University of New York at Buffalo where he would establish the first program of black studies. In 1969, Lynch began his position as professor of African and Pan African studies at Columbia University where he would remain until 2005. Lynch published several volumes on African history and was inducted into the Tobago Literary Hall of Fame in 2012
The HistoryMakers video oral history with Willie Cole( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sculptor Willie Cole was born on January 3, 1955 in Somerville, New Jersey. He attended the Arts High School of Newark and earned his B.F.A. degree from the School of Visual Arts in New York. Cole began his career as an artist and freelance graphic designer. His first major art installation was Ten Thousand Mandellas, in 1988, which led to his first major gallery exhibition in 1989 at the Franklin Furnace Gallery in New York. In 1997, his piece, Stowage, led to a one-person exhibition at the Museum of Modern Art in New York City. Cole received the David C. Driskell Prize in 1995. He exhibited at, the Studio Museum in Harlem, the Museum of Modern Art in New York, the Bronx Museum of the Arts, the James Gallery of the Graduate Center of the City University of New York, and Western Michigan University. He is a member of Detroit’s Adcraft Club
The HistoryMakers video oral history with Anthony Chisholm( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Actor Anthony Chisholm was born on April 9, 1943 in Cleveland, Ohio. Drafted by the U.S. Army, Chisholm served as platoon leader for the 4th Armored Cavalry, 1st Infantry Division in the Vietnam War. Following his military service, Chisholm performed in The Boys from Syracuse and The Threepenny Opera at Cleveland’s Karamu House. In 1968, he began studying acting with Lloyd Richards in the Negro Ensemble Company’s master class, and then joined the Vietnam Veterans Ensemble Theater Company in 1985. His acting credits include Tracers (1985), Back in the World (1988) and The Strike (1990). Chisholm performed in off-Broadway and Broadway productions of August Wilson’s Pittsburgh Cycle, including Two Trains Running (1990-1992), Jitney (1996), Gem of the Ocean (2004) and Radio Golf (2005-2007). Chisholm portrayed prisoner Burr Redding in HBO’s Oz, in addition to roles in Reign Over Me (2007), Premium Rush (2012) and Spike Lee’s Chi-Raq (2015)
The HistoryMakers video oral history with Gus Solomons jr( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dancer Gus Solomons jr was born on April 27, 1940. He studied architecture at Massachusetts Institute of Technology and danced with Jan Veen at Boston Conservatory, before moving to New York City to dance in Kicks and Co. Solomons joined Donald McKayle’s company and studied the Martha Graham Technique. He was part of the collective of avant-garde experimentalists that eventually formed the Judson Dance Theater. When the postmodern choreographer Merce Cunningham asked Solomons to join his company, Solomons began interpreting Cunningham’s postmodern concept of kinetic intention in his own choreography. He founded Gus Solomons Company/Dance, for which he created over 165 pieces. Known for his analytical approach, architectural concepts, and use of video and other forms of media, Solomons critiqued dance and performed with the PARADIGM dance company, which he founded with Carmen de Lavallade and Dudley Williams
The HistoryMakers video oral history with George Lewis( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Trombonist and composer George E. Lewis was born on July 13, 1952 in Chicago, Illinois. At age nineteen, he joined the Association for the Advancement of Creative Musicians (AACM) and studied at the association’s School of Music. He received his B.A. degree in philosophy from Yale University. Lewis wrote the computer software program “Voyager” to improvise with human musicians. In a 1993 recording of the same name, Lewis and saxophonist Roscoe Mitchell played duets with the computer. In 1991 he was named a Professor of Music, Critical Studies-Experimental Practice at UC-San Diego. Beginning in 2004, he served as a professor of music at New York’s Columbia University. He wrote numerous journal articles and one book on the AACM. Lewis was recognized with a 2002 MacArthur Fellowship and a 2015 Guggenheim fellowship. Lewis’ pieces have been performed extensively across North America, Europe, and Asia
The HistoryMakers video oral history with Donnie McClurkin( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gospel singer and pastor Donnie McClurkin was born November 9, 1959 in Copiague, New York to Donald McClurkin, Sr. and Frances McClurkin. After a difficult childhood, McClurkin found his refuge singing in church. In 1989, McClurkin moved to Detroit where he became associate minister at Perfecting Church under the leadership of Pastor Marvin L. Winans. McClurkin founded the New York Restoration Choir, releasing an album with the group in 1991. In 1996, he recorded his first self-titled solo album. His second album, Live in London and More, was No. 1 on the U.S. Gospel Chart for more than 40 weeks after its release in 2000. In 2001, McClurkin founded Perfecting Faith Church in Freeport, New York where he remained as senior pastor. McClurkin released several successful gospel albums, and in 2006, began hosting the weekly radio program, The Donnie McClurkin Show. He won numerous awards for his music, including three Grammys
The HistoryMakers video oral history with Jill Nelson( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Journalist and author Jill Nelson was born on June 14, 1952 in Harlem, New York. She graduated with her B.A. degree from City College of New York in 1977 and received her M.S. degree from Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism in 1980. In 1986, Nelson was hired by the Washington Post, but left in 1990 to pursue freelance writing. She contributed to numerous publications, including The New York Times, Essence, Chicago Tribune, and USA Today. She wrote the screenplay for PBS-TV’s “Mandella” in 1985. Nelson was a professor of journalism at the City College of New York. Nelson authored five books, including the best-selling memoir and winner of the American Book Award, Volunteer Slavery: My Authentic Negro Experience, as well as Straight, No Chaser: How I Became A Grown-Up Black Woman; Finding Martha’s Vineyard: African Americans at Home on an Island, and the novels Sexual Healing and Let’s Get It On
The HistoryMakers video oral history with Savion Glover( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tap dancer and choreographer Savion Glover was born on November 19, 1973 in Newark, New Jersey. Glover first appeared on Broadway at ten years old in The Tap Dance Kid. He danced in Black and Blue in 1988, and made his film debut dancing with Gregory Hines in Tap (1989). In 1991, Glover portrayed a young Jelly Roll Morton in Jelly’s Last Jam, and, in 1996, choreographed and starred in Bring in da Noise, Bring in da Funk. He would also appear in Spike Lee’s Bamboozled in 2000. Glover, who first taught tap when he was fourteen years old, opened his tap school, the HooFeRzCLuB School for TaP, in Newark in 2009. Glover choreographed the 2016 Broadway musical Shuffle Along, and received numerous honors, including a Tony Award for best choreography and a Tony nomination for best actor. He was the youngest recipient of a National Endowment for the Arts fellowship
The HistoryMakers video oral history with Byron Pitts( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Broadcast journalist Byron A. Pitts was born on October 21, 1960 in Baltimore, Maryland. Pitts received his B.A. degree in journalism and speech communication from Ohio Wesleyan University in 1982. From 1983 to 1996, Pitts worked as a reporter at various television stations on the eastern coast of the United States. In 1997, he moved to Washington, D.C., where he was hired as a correspondent for CBS Newspath. He was then made a CBS News correspondent in May 1998, later becoming a chief national correspondent for CBS Evening News and a contributor to the newsmagazine 60 Minutes. In 2013, Pitts left CBS News and was named chief national correspondent and anchor for ABC News. He received national Emmy Awards for his coverage of the September 11 terrorist attacks and the Chicago train wreck of 1999. His book, Step Out on Nothing: How Faith and Family Helped Me Conquer Life's Challenges, was published in 2009
The HistoryMakers video oral history with Billy Porter( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 30 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
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