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Gines, Denise

Overview
Works: 196 works in 197 publications in 1 language and 5,711 library holdings
Genres: Interviews  Oral histories  Internet videos 
Classifications: E185.97, 973.04960730092
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Denise Gines
The HistoryMakers video oral history with Ralph Simpson( Visual )

2 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Basketball player Ralph Sampson was born on July 7, 1960 in Harrisonburg, Virginia. He received his B.A. degree from the University of Virginia, where he played basketball. In college, Sampson won three Naismith Awards for National Player of the Year and two Wooden Awards. Sampson was the first pick in the 1983 NBA draft, and was drafted by the Houston Rockets. He went on to win NBA Rookie of the Year and became a four-time NBA All-Star, winning the title of MVP in the 1985 NBA All-Star Game. Sampson also played for the Golden State Warriors, the Sacramento Kings, and the Washington Bullets, but a chronic knee injury forced him into an early retirement in 1992. In 1996, he was inducted into the Virginia Sports Hall of Fame. After retiring, Sampson focused on mentoring young athletes and running The Sampson Group, a consulting group he founded in 2005
The HistoryMakers video oral history with John Finney( Visual )

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

Nonprofit executive John H. Finney was born on October 31, 1938, in Savannah, Georgia. He attended Alfred Ely Beach High School, where he graduated in 1957. Finney earned his B.S. degree in sociology from Savannah State College in 1967, after spending two years in the U.S. army, and his M.A. degree in sociology from Atlanta University in 1971. He was a mentee of Savannah civil rights leader W.W. Law, and a member of the NAACP Youth Council in Savannah from a young age. He joined the Equal Opportunity Authority for Savannah-Chatham County Area Inc. (EOA) in 1967, working until he enrolled in graduate school in 1969. After graduating, Finney served as acting executive director at the EOA for one year in 1972, and was named executive director in 1973. Finney would go on to serve as executive director of EOA for 44 years, retiring in 2017
The HistoryMakers video oral history with Rosalind Juanita Harris( Visual )

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

Publisher Rosalind “Bee” Harris was born on March 19, 1950 in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Harris attended Davenport College of Business, the Patricia Stevens Career Schools and the University of Nebraska at Omaha. Beginning in 1984, Harris became the owner and operator of Production Plus/Spectrum Designs. In 1987, Harris also became the owner, publisher, and art director of Denver Urban Spectrum, a free monthly paper which covers stories of interest to people of color in the Denver area. In 2000, Harris founded the Urban Spectrum Youth Foundation, a journalism program for ages thirteen to seventeen. The Urban Spectrum Youth Foundation is designed to educate and train at-risk middle and high school students in the field of journalism, focused on literacy and computer training for youth. Following Hurricane Katrina in 2005, Harris founded Spectrum of Hope, a nonprofit organization that focuses on displaced citizens in the Denver area
The HistoryMakers video oral history with The Honorable Allegra "Happy" Haynes( Visual )

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

Politician Allegra “Happy” Haynes was born on March 4, 1953, in Denver, Colorado. Haynes graduated from Denver's East High School in 1971. She received her B.A. degree from Barnard College at Columbia University in 1975. Haynes returned to school and received her M.A. degree in public affairs from the University of Colorado in 2002. From 1983 to 1990, Haynes worked as an administrative aide to the former Mayor of Denver, Federico Peña, the city’s first Latino mayor. Haynes served on the Denver City Council from 1990 to 2003 and as council president from 1998 to 2000. She was Denver Mayor John Hickenlooper's liaison to the city council from 2003 to 2005. She played a key role in the development of Denver International Airport. Haynes served as the assistant for community partnerships for the superintendent of Denver Public Schools. Governor Bill Ritter appointed Haynes to the Colorado Commission on Higher Education in September 2008
The HistoryMakers video oral history with Donna Satchell( Visual )

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

Entrepreneur Donna Satchell was born on December 20, 1951 in Brooklyn, New York. Initially, she worked in administrative positions for Booz Allen Hamilton, the American Stock Exchange and Mutual of New York. She joined the Bristol Myers Squibb Company-Clairol Division in 1984, and was promoted to development manager in 1998. While working at Bristol Myers Squibb, she attended Mercy College at night, receiving her B.S. degree in business administration in 1989. In 2001, Satchell founded STARR Consulting and Training, providing workforce training programs in customer service, team work, time management, principles for workplace success, and public speaking. The Lessons Learned in Corporate America and How to Make the Most of Your 9 to 5 are just two titles in her DVD lecture series. Satchell was also the co-author of The Power of Motivation and of a five-part series entitled 303 Solutions
The HistoryMakers video oral history with David Lattin( Visual )

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

Basketball player and foundation executive David Lattin was born on December 23, 1943 in Houston, Texas. He graduated from Evan E. Worthing Senior High School in 1963. After being named All-State and All-American in his junior and senior years, he accepted a Tennessee State University scholarship. Dissatisfied with the Tennessee team, he returned to Houston and played in the Amateur Athletic Union before accepting a full scholarship to Texas Western College in 1965. In 1966, he participated in the historic NCAA National Championship, the first college team to start five black players. Lattin left college in 1967 after being drafted by the San Francisco Warriors. After a successful athletic career, he returned to school to earn his B.S. degree in business administration. He started several business ventures, including Your Maison Housing. In 2007, Lattin was inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame and published Slam Dunk to Glory
The HistoryMakers video oral history with Ada Anderson( Visual )

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

Community leader Ada Anderson, recognized for her work with civil rights, was born Ada Cecilia Collins on October 2, 1921 in Austin, Texas. In 1937, Anderson graduated from the segregated L.C. Anderson High School. She then attended Tillotson College and graduated with a B.S. degree in home economics. She finished the coursework for her M.S. degree in library science, but she was denied entrance for the required library fieldwork because she was African American. After marrying Andy Anderson in 1943, the couple began a real estate and insurance firm. In 1965, Anderson earned her M.S. degree in educational psychology from the University of Texas at Austin. Anderson was the first African American to win a countywide election in Travis County and sit on the Austin Community College Board. In 2014, Anderson presented a $3 million gift to her alma mater Huston-Tillotson University, the largest donation in its history
The HistoryMakers video oral history with The Honorable Brenda H. Cole( Visual )

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

State court judge Brenda H. Cole was born on January 25, 1943 in Joaquin, Texas. Cole earned her B.A. degree from Spelman College in Atlanta; her M.A degree in library science at Atlanta University; her J.D. degree from Emory University in Atlanta. Cole began her career as the assistant attorney general in the Fiscal Affairs Division of the Georgia State Law Department. She and her family moved to West Virginia, where Cole worked as counsel for the West Virginia Department of Corrections in Charleston, West Virginia. She then served as assistant attorney general in the Tax Division, and as deputy attorney general of the West Virginia Environmental and Energy Division. In 1988, she returned to Atlanta and rejoined the Georgia State Law Department as deputy attorney general, before her appointment as a Georgia State Court Judge in 1988. In 2012, she was appointed a senior judge of the Georgia Court system
The HistoryMakers video oral history with Dr. James Hill( Visual )

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

Orthopaedic surgeon Dr. James A. Hill graduated from Lane Technical High School in Chicago in 1967. He went on to receive his B.A. degree in biology from Northwestern University in 1971 and his M.D. degree from the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine in 1974. After completing a one-year fellowship in sports medicine at the National Athletic Institute of Health, he was hired as an instructor in the department of orthopaedic Surgery at the Feinberg School of Medicine in 1980. From 1982 to 1994, Hill was promoted through faculty ranks as a full professor of orthopedic surgery in 1994. He later served as an attending physician at Northwestern Memorial Hospital and was appointed as the hospital’s chief of staff and served in that capacity from 2006 to 2008. Hill has published papers in more than fifty-five medical journals, including the Journal of Back and Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation and Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery
The HistoryMakers video oral history with Reverend Dr. Marvin Griffin( Visual )

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

Minister Reverend Marvin Griffin was born on February 20, 1923 in Wichita, Kansas. He attended public schools in Dallas, Texas before receiving his B.A. degree from Bishop College. Griffin went on to earn several more degrees, including his M.Div. degree from the Oberlin Graduate School of Theology, his M.R.E. degree from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, and his D.Min. degree from the Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary. From 1951 to 1969, Griffin served as pastor of the New Hope Baptist Church in Waco, Texas. In 1969, he began serving as pastor at the Ebenezer Baptist Church and sat on its Board of Directors. While a pastor, he raised funds to add a facility to the Ebenezer Child Development Center. On the thirty-third anniversary of his becoming pastor at Ebenezer, the ECDC building was named the Marvin C. Griffin building. Rev. Griffin passed away on December 25, 2013, at age 90
The HistoryMakers video oral history with Teri McClure( Visual )

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

Lawyer and corporate executive Teri McClure was born on December 31, 1963 in Kansas City, Kansas. She received her B.A. degree from Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri and her J.D. degree from Emory University School of Law. McClure practiced employment and labor law before going to work for United Parcel Service in 1995 in their corporate legal department. McClure became vice president of operations for UPS in 1999 and manager of its Central Florida District in 2003. In 2006, McClure became the first African American senior vice president at UPS. She served on the boards of several charitable foundations, including the UPS Foundation and the Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights. McClure also was co-chair of the Georgia Supreme Courts’ Committee on Civil Justice. In 2008, McClure was awarded Emory Law’s Distinguished Alumni Award and in 2009, she received the Good Apple Award from the Georgia Appleseed Center for Law and Justice
The HistoryMakers video oral history with Reverend Bill Lawson( Visual )

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

Pastor Reverend William “Bill” Lawson was born on June 28, 1928 in St. Louis, Missouri. He graduated from Tennessee A & I College with his B.A. degree in 1950. Four years later, he married Audrey Lawson before graduating cum laude from Central Baptist Theological Seminary. At Central Baptist he received two degrees, his M.Th. degree and his B.Div. degree. He was a commended pastor who was instrumental in the Civil Rights Movement in Houston, Texas. In 1960, Lawson was invited to serve as Director of the Baptist Student Union and Professor of Bible Studies at Texas Southern University. Lawson also founded the Wheeler Avenue Baptist Church in Houston in 1962. In 1993, he received his honorary Doctor of Humane Letters degree from University of Houston. In 1996, the community created the William A. Lawson Institute for Peace & Prosperity in honor of his mission to bring people together
The HistoryMakers video oral history with Brenda Singletary( Visual )

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

Visual artist Brenda Singletary was born on May 23, 1954 in Detroit, Michigan. She attended Morris Brown College, where she earned her B.A. degree in art education. She worked in television broadcasting until 1985, when she became a full-time artist. Her original artwork, done in oil, enamel, acrylic, gold leaf and pastels, ranges from figurative and abstract to floral and landscapes. Singletary’s experience in broadcasting, created a unique art career that is centered on projects to help support community non-profits. Singletary served two years as a panel judge for the President’s Commission on White House Fellows. In 2001, she was invited to speak as a guest lecturer at a luncheon hosted by the President’s Commission on White House Fellows. Collectors of Singletary’s work include Andrew Young, Hank Aaron, Marion Wright Edelman and Thurbert Baker
The HistoryMakers video oral history with Prince Jackson, Jr( Visual )

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

College president Prince Albert Jackson, Jr. was born on March 17, 1925 in Savannah, Georgia. Jackson graduated with honors from Beach-Cuyler High School and joined the United States Naval Reserve. He received his B.A degree in mathematics from Savannah State University in 1949 and his M.A. degree from Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences from the New York University Graduate School of Arts and Sciences in 1950. He received his Ph.D. in philosophy with distinction from Boston College. In 1971, Jackson became the seventh president of Savannah State College. In 1978, he stepped down as president of Savannah State University, but remained a faculty member until his retirement in 1999. Jackson was a lifetime member of the NAACP where he served as president of the Savannah branch in 2003. He continued active involvement in various community projects that included advocacy for the mentally challenged. Jackson passed away on September 21, 2010 at age 85
The HistoryMakers video oral history with Herbert U. Fielding( Visual )

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

Politician Herbert U. Fielding was born on July 6, 1923, in Charleston, South Carolina. After serving in the U.S. Army during World War II, he received his B.S. degree from West Virginia State College in 1948. In 1952, he began running the family business, Fielding Home for Funeral Services, the largest African American-owned and operated funeral home in South Carolina, founded in 1912 by his father. During the Civil Rights Movement, he mobilized African Americans to register to vote. In 1970, Fielding became the first black representative elected to the South Carolina legislature since Reconstruction. In 1985, he was elected to South Carolina’s State Senate; he later served as the Chairperson of the South Carolina Legislative Black Caucus. The Department of Transportation honored him by naming Highway 61, from James Island Expressway to South Carolina Route 61 in Charleston County, the Herbert U. Fielding Connector. Fielding passed away on August 10, 2015
The HistoryMakers video oral history with Patricia Ann Lottier( Visual )

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

Publisher Patricia Lottier was born on February 18, 1948 in Ironton, Ohio. Lottier attended Paul Blazer High School in Atlanta, Georgia and was awarded a full scholarship by Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing in 1966. She graduated with her nursing certificate in 1969 and earned her B.S. degree in nursing from Western Connecticut State University in 1980. She received her M.S. degree in public health administration from Emory University in 1984. In 1986, her husband helped publish the first issue of the Atlanta Tribune. Within two years, Lottier was able to triple the number of advertising pages, ensuring the publication’s success. Lottier turned the newspaper into a magazine which brought a positive light to outstanding African American businesses and their owners for over twenty years. Lottier was honored in Who’s Who Among African Americans. She was also a member of the Coalitions of 100 Black Women
The HistoryMakers video oral history with Reverend Joseph Darby( Visual )

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

Minister Reverend Joseph Anthom Darby, Jr. was born on August 7, 1951, in Columbia, South Carolina. Darby attended Booker T. Washington High School. He earned his B. A. degree in sociology at South Carolina State University in 1973; and attended Lutheran Theological Southern Seminary. Darby began his career as a juvenile probation counselor for the South Carolina Department of Juvenile Justice. After thirteen years, he joined the ministry, becoming the fourth generation of ministers in his family in the African Methodist Episcopal Church. In 1998, Darby was the senior pastor of Morris Brown A.M.E. Church in Charleston, South Carolina. He was also is a president of both the Greater Columbia (South Carolina) Interdenominational Ministerial Alliance and the Greater Columbia Interfaith Clergy Association. He was also a board member for the Reid House of Christian Service and a first vice-president of the South Carolina Conference of Branches of the NAACP
The HistoryMakers video oral history with The Honorable Royce West( Visual )

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

Politician and lawyer Royce West was born on September 26, 1952 in Annapolis, Maryland. West attended the University of Texas at Arlington, where he received both his B.A. and M.A. degrees in sociology. He went on to receive his J.D. degree in 1979 before working in the Dallas County District Attorney’s office. While there, he became Texas’ first African American chief felony prosecutor. Beginning in 1993, West served in the Texas Senate representing the 23rd District, Dallas County. He was a member of Senate committees on Education, Finance, Health and Human Services, Higher Education, and served as Chair of Intergovernmental Relations. In 1994, West created the One Community-One Child Program, designed to increase both performance and attendance of students in school. That same year, he became the managing partner of West & Associates, a legal firm in Texas. West held Honorary Doctor of Law degrees from Paul Quinn College and Huston-Tillotson College
The HistoryMakers video oral history with J. Herman Blake( Visual )

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

University president and sociology professor John Herman Blake was born on March 15, 1934, in Mount Vernon, New York. He received his B.A. degree in sociology from New York University after serving with the U.S. Army during the Korean War. Blake received his M.A. and Ph.D. degrees in sociology from the University of California at Berkley in 1965 and 1972, respectively. He then worked for eighteen years as an assistant professor of sociology at the University of California Santa Cruz, becoming the first African American faculty member and the founding provost of Oakes College at UCSC. After leaving Santa Cruz, Blake became president of Tougaloo College, and also held positions at Swarthmore College, Indiana University and Iowa State University. He was later named the scholar-in-residence and director of the Sea Island Institute at the University of South Carolina at Beaufort; and, in 2007, he was appointed as the humanities scholar-in-residence at the Medical University of South Carolina in 2007
The HistoryMakers video oral history with Cedric Smith( Visual )

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

Artist and advertising executive Cedric Lamar Smith was born on May 17, 1970 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He attended Southwest DeKalb High School in Decatur, Georgia, and worked as a barber after graduation. Smith’s career in art started when a black self-taught artist showed Smith his studio. As a self-taught artist, Smith drew on a wide range of influences and resources, including landscape art, pop art, brand advertising, and photography. Smith’s work was displayed in the New York Historical Society, the Coca-Cola Company in Atlanta, Georgia, the Francis Walker Museum in Thomaston, Georgia, the Tubman Museum in Macon, Georgia, King & Spalding LLP in Atlanta, Georgia & London, United Kingdom, the Washington, D.C. Arts Commission, and Philander Smith College in Little Rock, Arkansas
 
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