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Richardson, Julieanna L.

Overview
Works: 462 works in 465 publications in 1 language and 13,087 library holdings
Genres: Interviews  Oral histories  Internet videos  Biography  Documentary films  Concert films  Biographical films  Television interviews  Nonfiction television programs  Documentary television programs 
Roles: Producer, Author of screenplay
Classifications: E185.97, 973.04960730092
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Julieanna L Richardson
An evening with Quincy Jones( Visual )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A star-studded tribute and rare glimpse into the life of this prolific musician, through interviews with those who know him best. Features live performances by Lesley Gore, James Ingram, Bobby McFerrin, Herbie Hancock, and more
A conversation with Henry Louis Gates, Jr.( Visual )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In an intimate interview, Suzanne Malveaux talks with writer and scholar Henry Louis Gates, Jr. about growing up in West Virginia, as well as his career in academia and public television. In a scoop, Gates also shares his side of the story in the infamous arrest outside of his home in Cambridge, MA. and the 'beer summit' afterwards
The HistoryMakers video oral history with The Honorable John Conyers, Jr( Visual )

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

Congressman John Conyers, Jr. was born in 1929, in Detroit, Michigan. He earned his B.A. and J.D. degrees from Wayne State University in Detroit. Conyers began his political career as an aide to Michigan Congressman John Dingell. In 1964, Conyers was elected to the U.S. House of Representatives on a platform of jobs, justice and peace. Social justice and economic opportunity were focal points of Conyers' political career. He was first African American leader on the U.S. House Judiciary Committee. Conyers attached crucial civil rights measures to the 1994 Omnibus Crime Bill, including the Racial Justice Act and the Police Accountability Act. Conyers generated the Justice Department's national study on police brutality, and conducted hearings in several cities on criminal justice matters. He was a founding member of the Congressional Black Caucus. Conyers, the longest-serving African American in the history of the U.S. House of Representatives, was also Dean of the House
The HistoryMakers video oral history with Thelma Golden( Visual )

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

Museum director and curator Thelma Golden was born on September 22, 1965, and raised in Queens, New York. She received her B.A. degree in art history and African American studies from Smith College in 1987. Golden was appointed branch director of the Whitney Museum of American Art’s Philip Morris branch in 1991, associate curator and director of Whitney’s branch museums in 1993, and curator of the Whitney Museum of American Art in 1996. At the Whitney, she organized groundbreaking exhibitions, including 1994’s “Black Male: Representations of Masculinity in Contemporary American Art.” In 2000, Golden was named deputy director for exhibitions and programs at the Studio Museum in Harlem; and in 2005, was appointed director and chief curator. She lectured at many institutions, including Columbia University, Yale University and the Royal College of Art in London. She was named an Art of Change Fellow by the Ford Foundation in 2015
The HistoryMakers video oral history with Herman Russell( Visual )

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

Construction executive, civic leader and philanthropist Herman Russell was born in Atlanta on December 23, 1930. He learned the construction trade from his father, a plasterer. After his father's death in 1957, Russell took over the company and expanded it into a conglomerate. In 1963, he became the first black member, and later president, of the Atlanta Chamber of Commerce. He also played a leading role in the modern civil rights movement, working very closely with the Reverend Martin Luther King, Jr. Russell served as a board member for various civic organizations, he founded the Herman J. Russell Entrepreneurial Scholarship Foundation. He has received numerous awards and recognitions. He and his wife, Otelia, resided in Atlanta and are parents of two sons and a daughter, executives with H. J. Russell & Co. Russell passed away November 15, 2014, at the age of 83
The HistoryMakers video oral history with The Honorable Gabrielle Kirk McDonald( Visual )

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

Judge Gabrielle Kirk McDonald was born on April 12, 1942 in St. Paul, Minnesota. After attending Boston University and Hunter College, McDonald received her LL.B. degree from Howard University School of Law in 1966. She joined the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, Inc. as a staff attorney and then became a founding partner of McDonald & McDonald. In 1979, she was appointed as a judge on the United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas, becoming the first African American to be appointed to the federal bench in Texas (and the South) and only the third African American woman federal judge in the country. In 1993, McDonald was selected as a judge on the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia. In 2001, she became an arbitrator on the Iran-United States Claims Tribunal. She also taught at Thurgood Marshall School of Law and St. Mary’s University School of Law
The HistoryMakers video oral history with Annie Rosetta "Rose" Hall( Visual )

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

Educator Annie Rosetta “Rose” Hall was born on January 1, 1897, in Hardwick, Georgia, the fourth of five children of Mary and Milus Hall. She attended Snow Hill Institute in Alabama and the Forsyth Agricultural and Mechanical State School, where she received her teaching certificate. Her father died while the children were still young, so her mother worked to take care of them, insisting that they get an education. All of Hall’s siblings went to college or trade school. For fourteen years, Hall taught in schools throughout Baldwin County and Sparta, Georgia. She returned to her hometown to take a janitorial job in the Hardwick post office. She worked there for thirty-five years. In 1970, she retired at the age of eighty-one. Hall never married or had children. She passed away on January 1, 2004 at the age of 107
The HistoryMakers video oral history with Hal Jackson( Visual )

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

Radio personality and sports promoter Hal Jackson was born on November 3, 1914 in Charleston, South Carolina. He was the first African American inducted into the Broadcast Hall of Fame. He moved to Washington, D.C. at age fifteen. In the 1930s, Jackson was an announcer for Howard University and Griffith Stadium. In 1939, he landed his radio show on WINX in Washington, DC where he interviewed pioneering African Americans, highlighting community achievements. In 1949, Jackson began a television career, moving to New York with his radio show, The House that Jack Built. Jackson’s civic works included busing underprivileged children to the Palisades Amusement Park to establishing Hal Jackson’s Talented Teens International Scholarship Competition. Jackson’s popularity allowed him to advocate for civil rights. He participated in numerous history-making events. Jackson hosted Sunday Classics on New York radio station WBLS for more than a decade. Jackson passed away on May 23, 2012 at age 97
The HistoryMakers video oral history with William Foster( Visual )

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

Academic administrator and band director William Patrick Foster was born on August 25, 1919, in Kansas City-Wyandotte, Kansas. He received his B.A. in music education from the University of Kansas in 1941, and his M.S. from Wayne State University in 1950. Foster earned his Ph.D. in education from Teachers College, Columbia University, in 1955. At age 17, Foster was director of an all-city band. After college, he taught at Lincoln University, Fort Valley State University and Tuskegee Institute before being hired by Florida A&M University in 1946. Foster became chairman of the music department and director of bands emeritus at Florida A&M University. He created the famed 329-piece Marching 100 Band and developed more than 200 halftime pageants. He revolutionized marching techniques and reshaped the world’s concept of marching bands. In 1998, he was elected to the National Band Association Hall of Fame. Foster passed away on August 28, 2010 at age 91
The HistoryMakers video oral history with Emmett D. Carson( Visual )

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

Nonprofit chief executive Emmett D. Carson was born on October 6, 1959, in Chicago, Illinois. He earned his B.A. degree in economics from Morehouse College in 1980; his M.P.A. and Ph.D. degrees from the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs at Princeton University in 1983 and 1986, respectively. In 1986, Carson joined the Center for Political & Economic Studies as project director. He designed and directed the first national comparative study of black and white charitable giving and volunteerism in America. In 1984, he was named president and CEO of the Minneapolis Foundation. He was an adjunct professor of Afro-American Studies at the University of Maryland, College Park from 1987 until 1989, when he became a program officer at the Ford Foundation in New York City. In 1993, Carson was founding CEO and president of the two billion dollar Silicon Valley Community Foundation
The HistoryMakers video oral history with Richard Parsons( Visual )

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

Business chief executive Richard Parsons was born on April 4, 1948, in Brooklyn, New York. Parsons graduated from the University of Hawaii and earned his J.D. degree from Union University’s Albany Law School in 1971. Parsons began his career working as a lawyer and counsel for former New York governor Nelson Rockefeller. When Rockefeller became Vice President of the United States, Parsons moved to Washington, D.C., and served as a White House aide during the Ford Administration. In 1977, he moved back to New York, becoming managing partner of Patterson, Belknap, Webb & Tyler. In 1988, Parsons was appointed chief operating officer of Dime Bancorp, Inc. In February 1995, he joined Time Warner as its president, becoming chairman of the board in May 2003, and chief executive officer from May 2002 to December 2007. Parsons also served on the board of the National Museum of African American History and Culture
The HistoryMakers video oral history with The Honorable Charles B. Rangel( Visual )

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

U.S. Congressman Charles Rangel was born in New York on June 11, 1930. Raised primarily by his mother and maternal grandfather, Rangel joined the U.S. Army after dropping out of high school. He was wounded in action during the Korean War and received the Bronze Star and Purple Heart for his service. After returning to the United States, Rangel attended New York University, where he earned his B.A. degree in 1957. In 1960, he received his law degree from St. John's University Law School. After serving as assistant U.S. attorney and a member of the New York State Assembly, Rangel won a historic election to Congress against a powerful incumbent, the Rev. Adam Clayton Powell, Jr. Rangel represented Harlem from 1971. He helped found the Congressional Black Caucus and has been an active member on issues of trade and human resources. He and his wife, Alma, lived in Harlem with their two children
The HistoryMakers video oral history with The Honorable Rickey Hendon( Visual )

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

State legislator Rickey Ricardo Hendon was born on December 8, 1953 in Cleveland, Ohio. With an interest in theatre and broadcasting, Hendon enrolled in the Omega School of Communications where he earned an FCC license, leading to an eight-year career in radio broadcasting. In 1987, Hendon was appointed by late Chicago Mayor Harold Washington to serve as Committeeman for the 27th Ward. He was elected to that position the following year. He was appointed by Cook County Board President George Dunne to Secretary-Treasurer of the Cook County Forest Preserves. After his Aldermanic election to the 27th Ward, Hendon was elected to the Illinois Senate where he served as Senate Minority Spokesperson of State Government Operations Committee. In 1997, he was elected Senate Chairperson of the Illinois Legislative Black Caucus. He was a member of the Committees on Appropriations and Insurance & Pensions. Hendon is a member of Operation PUSH and the NAACP
The HistoryMakers video oral history with Soledad O'Brien( Visual )

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

Broadcast journalist Soledad O’Brien was born on September 19, 1966 in Saint James, New York. O’Brien received her B.A. degree in English and American literature from Harvard University in 2000. She was the host of MSNBC’s The Site and co-anchor of NBC’s Weekend Today before joining CNN in 2003 as the co-anchor of American Morning. In 2007, she moved to CNN’s documentary division where she primarily worked on and hosted Special Investigations Unit episodes and the In America series. She anchored CNN’s Starting Point in 2012, and established the Starfish Media Group production company in 2013. O’Brien was hired by Al Jazeera America in 2013 as a producer and special correspondent. She received numerous honors, including the Emmy Award and the NAACP’s President's Award. She co-founded the Soledad O'Brien and Brad Raymond Starfish Foundation. She authored her memoir, The Next Big Story: My Journey through the Land of Possibilities in 2010
The HistoryMakers video oral history with The Honorable Jerry Butler( Visual )

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

Singer, composer, country official Jerry Butler was born in Sunflower, Mississippi, in 1939. In 1993, Butler received his M.A. degree in public administration from Governors State University in University Park, Illinois. Butler’s family moved to Chicago, Illinois when he was a child. His earliest performances were in churh where he met another budding singer, Curtis Mayfield. With two friends, Butler became lead singer of,Jerry Butler and The Impressions. Their first hit was a song Butler wrote: "For Your Precious Love". Butler launched a solo career, producing over fifty albums and numerous hit songs including Never Gonna Give You Up; and Ain’t Understanding Mellow. Butler received three Grammy nominations and various awards for singing, composing and publishing, including two Billboard magazine awards. In 1991, he and the original members of the Impressions were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. In 1985, Butler was elected Cook County (Illinois) Commissioner
The HistoryMakers video oral history with Reverend Jesse L. Jackson( Visual )

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

Civil rights, religious and political leader Reverend Jesse Louis Jackson, Sr. was born Jesse Louis Burns on October 8, 1941 in Greenville, South Carolina. In 1960, Jackson attended North Carolina A&T University. He became involved in the Civil Rights Movement joining Greensboro’s chapter of the Council on Racial Equality (CORE). In 1966, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. appointed Jackson to head Operation Breadbasket in Chicago. It was renamed Operation PUSH in 1971 and Jackson became its founder. Jackson ran for President of the United States in 1984 and 1988. As a Democratic candidate, he garnered massive support and helped to register two million new voters. In 1997, President Bill Clinton appointed Jackson as special envoy for democracy in Kenya and awarded him the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 2000. He has been awarded over forty honorary degrees and received the NAACP Spingarn Award and been listed as one of the top ten most respected Americans
The HistoryMakers video oral history with Judith Jamison( Visual )

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

Dancer and choreographer Judith Jamison was born on May 10, 1943 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. At the age of six, Jamison began taking lessons with the Judimar School of Dance in Philadelphia. After a brief stint at Fisk University in Nashville, Tennessee, Jamison returned to Philadelphia in 1964 to study dance and kinesiology at what is now the University of the Arts. In 1964, Jamison earned critical acclaim for her work with the American Ballet Theatre. A year later, Jamison joined the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater (AAADT). In 1971, she received international recognition for her performance of Cry, a solo piece written by Ailey in honor of African American women and mothers. In 1980, Jamison debuted on Broadway, where she performed in Sophisticated Ladies with Gregory Hines. Jamison took over as artistic director of the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater following Ailey’s death in 1989. She retired in 2011 as artistic director emerita
The HistoryMakers video oral history with Whoopi Goldberg( Visual )

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

Actress Whoopi Goldberg was born Caryn Elaine Johnson on November 12, 1955 in Manhattan, New York. She dropped out of high school to study with theatre practitioner Uta Hagen at HB Studio and performed with experimental theatre groups in Berkeley, California where she developed her first major comedic work, a one-woman series of character monologues called The Spook Show. Renamed Whoopi Goldberg, the show caught the eye of Steven Spielberg during its Broadway run, landing Goldberg the lead role in The Color Purple. Goldberg was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actress and appeared in countless films, television series, and stage performances, becoming one of twelve individuals who have won Emmy, Grammy, Tony, and Oscar awards. A lifelong Star Trek fan, Goldberg had a recurring role on Star Trek: The Next Generation. Goldberg is a bestselling author and produced television and stage projects. She also works as a moderator on the tv talk show The View
The HistoryMakers video oral history with Deborah Roberts( Visual )

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

Television news reporter and correspondent Deborah Ann Roberts was born on September 20, 1960 in Perry, Georgia, and became one of the top black women in broadcast journalism. She earned her B.A. degree in journalism from the University of Georgia. She worked in Georgia and Tennessee. In 1987, she moved to ABC’s Orlando, Florida affiliate, where she became a bureau chief, co-anchoring the weekend news, and serving as the station’s field anchor at NASA during shuttle launches. In 1990, Roberts began working for NBC News as a general assignment reporter. Two years later, she went to Barcelona to cover the Summer Olympics, winning a Sports Emmy. Roberts became a reporter for NBC’s news magazine Dateline. Staying on Dateline for three years, she moved to the show’s ABC rival, 20/20. She reported on a variety of topics there. Roberts lived in New York with her husband, NBC weatherman Al Roker, and their children
The HistoryMakers video oral history with William T. Coleman, Jr( Visual )

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

Corporate lawyer and Cabinet Member William Thaddeus Coleman, Jr. was born July 7, 1920, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Coleman attended Germantown High School before entering the University of Pennsylvania. He earned his B.A. degree in 1941 and his L.L.B. degree from Harvard Law School in 1946. He met Thurgood Marshall and, throughout the 1950s, worked on civil rights cases, including five for the NAACP that led to Brown v. the Board of Education. In 1959, Eisenhower hired Coleman to work on the President’s commission on employment policy. In 1971, Coleman was elected president of the NAACP Legal Defense Fund and, in 1975; Coleman became U.S. Secretary of transportation under President Gerald Ford. In 1976, Coleman returned to the private sector as head of the O’Melveny & Myers law firm. In 1995, Coleman was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom. He passed away March 31, 2017 at the age of 97
 
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Alternative Names
Julieanna Richardson American lawyer

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English (21)