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Gines, Denise

Overview
Works: 196 works in 197 publications in 1 language and 5,746 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 Sampson( Visual )

2 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 59 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 David Lattin( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 30 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 Ayoka Chenzira( Visual )

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

Art professor Ayoka Chenzira was born on November 8, 1953, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. She studied film and photography at the College of New Rochelle in Westchester, New York. Chenzira received her M.A. degree in education from Columbia University and her B.F.A. degree in film production from New York University. She chaired the Department of Media and Communication Arts at the City College of New York, and co-created the City College of New York’s first M.F.A. in media arts production graduate program. She was the first William and Camille Cosby Endowed Professor in the Arts at Spelman College in Atlanta, Georgia, where she served as creator and director of the Digital Moving Image Salon. She also created and co-directed Oral Narratives and Digital Technology, a joint venture between Spelman College and the Durham Institute of Technology. In 2014, she and her daughter released HERadventure, an interactive film and fantasy game, in 2014
The HistoryMakers video oral history with Bishop Eddie L. Long( Visual )

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

Bishop Eddie Lee Long was born on May 12, 1953 in Huntersville, North Carolina. Long graduated from North Mecklenburg High School in 1972. In 1976, he earned his B.A. degree in business administration from North Carolina Central University in Durham, North Carolina. In 1986, Long received his M.A. degree in divinity from the Interdenominational Theological Center in Atlanta, Georgia. In 1987, he became senior pastor of the New Birth Missionary Baptist Church in Lithonia, Georgia. Long earned his Ph.D. degree in pastoral ministry from International College of Excellence in Tampa, Florida in 2006. Long served as a member on several boards, including the Morehouse School of Religion Board of Directors where he was vice president. Long also authored numerous books, including The Elect Lady, I Don't Want Delilah, I Need You; Power of a Wise Woman and What a Man Wants. Long passed away on January 15, 2017 at age 63
The HistoryMakers video oral history with Ronald Mickens( Visual )

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

Physicist and professor Ronald Mickens was born on February 7, 1943 in Petersburg, Virginia. He attended Peabody High School and graduated from Fisk University in 1964 with his B.A. degree in physics. Mickens earned his Ph.D. degree in theoretical physics from Vanderbilt University in 1968. He won Woodrow Wilson and Dansworth Fellowships as well as a National Science Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowship to study elementary particle physics at Massachusetts Institute of Technology. In 1970, Mickens accepted a teaching position in the physics department at Fisk University where, in 1977, he began his study of nonlinear, ordinary differential equations. In 1982, he became a professor at Clark Atlanta University and was named a Callaway professor of physics in 1985. Mickens contributed to over 120 research papers and produced a number of books including Mathematics and Science and Difference Equations. He also wrote The African American Presence in Physics
The HistoryMakers video oral history with Naomi Long Madgett( Visual )

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

Poet Naomi Cornelia Long Madgett was born on July 5, 1923 in Norfolk, Virginia and grew up in East Orange, New Jersey. In 1937, she moved to St. Louis, Missouri where she published Songs to a Phantom Nightingale in 1941 after graduation from Sumner High School. Madgett received her B.A. degree from Virginia State University in 1945. Moving to Detroit, she earned her M.Ed. from Wayne State University in 1955 and her Ph.D. degree from Greenwich University in 1980. In 1968, Madgett was included in Ten: Anthology of Detroit Poets and joined Eastern Michigan University where she wrote A Student’s Guide to Creative Writing. Madgett’s books include Octavia and Other Poems, and Star by Star. Forming Lotus Press in 1972, she published Pink Ladies in the Afternoon and edited Adam of Ife: Black Women in Praise of Black Men in 1992. Madgett was made Detroit’s Poet Laureate by Mayor Dennis Archer
The HistoryMakers video oral history with Charles Randolph-Wright( Visual )

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

Author and television producer Charles Randolph-Wright was born in York, South Carolina on August 26, 1956, to Ruth and Charles Randolph-Wright, Sr. Wright graduated from York High School in 1974, the first African American A.B. Duke Scholarship recipient. He was afforded the opportunity to go to London and subsequently studied acting with the Royal Shakespeare Company and danced with Alvin Ailey in New York. Wright graduated with honors from Duke University in 1978 with his B.A. degree in theater and religion. He built a dynamic and diversified career in performing and producing, directing, and writing for theater, television, and film. His earliest Broadway credit was as a member of the original cast of the musical Dreamgirls. A choreographer, film director and screenwriter, he served on the Board of Directors of the Roundabout Theater and the artistic board at Duke University. Wright was a founding member of the Wright Family Foundation of South Carolina
The HistoryMakers video oral history with Cleo Parker Robinson( Visual )

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

Dancer and artistic director Cleo Parker Robinson was born on July 17, 1948 in Denver, Colorado, growing up in Denver's Five Points black community. Robinson graduated from the Colorado Women's College with a specialty in dance, education and psychology. She went on to study with the legendary dancer and humanitarian Katherine Dunham. In 1970, she founded her own company with the mission to foster appreciation, access and new audiences for dance. Her program, Project Self-Discovery, provided the arts to at-risk Denver youth as an alternative to gang activity and substance abuse. The executive artistic director and choreographer of the Cleo Parker Robinson Dance Ensemble, Robinson has collaborated with many people over the years on diverse projects, from operas such as Aida and Carmen to commissions with mentor Maya Angelou. She served as first vice president of the International Association of Blacks in Dance and as a trustee of the Denver Center for the Performing Arts
The HistoryMakers video oral history with Paul Stewart( Visual )

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

Curator Paul Wilbur Stewart was born on December 18, 1925 in Clinton, Iowa. In 1971, Stewart started a collection of materials from black cowboys of the American West in an old Denver saloon. His collection consisted of more than 35,000 items including personal artifacts, photographs, clothing, paintings, letters, legal documents, newspapers, and oral histories. He housed the “Paul Stewart Collection” in Denver's Clayton College for almost ten years. While at Clayton College, the collection become incorporated and acquired a board of directors. In the mid-1980s, the museum, The Black American West Museum and Heritage Center, moved to a more convenient location in Denver's Five Points historical district. Stewart served as a member of the Historical Records Advisory Board for Colorado and taught at Metropolitan State College in Denver. Stewart passed away on November 23, 2015, at age 89
The HistoryMakers video oral history with Bernice Albertine King( Visual )

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

Civic leader and minister Bernice Albertine King was born on March 28, 1963 in Atlanta, Georgia. She is the youngest daughter to civil rights leaders Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and Coretta Scott King. King earned her B.A. degree in psychology from Spelman College in 1985. In 1990, King was the first official graduate of a joint degree, receiving her M.Div. and J.D. degrees from Emory Candler School of Theology and Emory University Law School. King pastored New Birth Missionary Baptist Church in Lithonia, Georgia under the leadership of Bishop Eddie Long. She served as a law clerk in the Fulton County Juvenile Court system under Judge Glenda Hatchett. King co-founded Active Ministers Engaged in Nurturing (AMEN) and authored Hard Questions, Heart Answers: Sermons and Speeches. In 2009, she became the first woman elected president of the SCLC, and in 2010, she was named CEO of The King Center
The HistoryMakers video oral history with The Honorable Richard Arrington( Visual )

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

Mayor and academic administrator Richard Arrington Jr. was born on October 19, 1934 in Livingston, Alabama. He graduated from Fairfield Industrial High School in 1951 in Fairfield, Alabama. In 1955, Arrington received his B.S. in biology from Miles College in Fairfield. In 1957, he received his M.S. degree from the University of Detroit in Michigan, where he worked as a graduate assistant. He received his Ph.D. degree in zoology from the University of Oklahoma in Norman in 1966. At the urging of Miles College President Lucius Pitts, Arrington accepted an appointment as acting dean and director of the summer school. He was soon promoted to chair of the natural sciences department and then, dean of the college. In 1971, Arrington entered politics in a successful run for city council. Eight years later, he became the first African-American mayor of the city of Birmingham, Alabama. He served 20 years, from 1979 to 1999
The HistoryMakers video oral history with Jack Johnson( Visual )

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

Lawyer and county government official Jack Johnson was born on April 3, 1949 in Wadmalaw Island, South Carolina. He graduated from Haut Gap High School on John’s Island, South Carolina in 1966 and received his B.S. degree from Benedict College in 1970. In 1975, he received his J.D. degree from Howard University School of Law. He served in the United States Army Reserves as a combat medic in Vietnam. Johnson was an attorney in the Office of Chief Counsel with the Internal Revenue Service, a law professor at North Carolina Central University’s School of Law and served as State Attorney for Prince George’s County for eight years. Johnson was elected county chief executive of Prince George’s County, Maryland in December 2002 and was re-elected to a second term in 2006 where he served until 2010
The HistoryMakers video oral history with Tyree Guyton( Visual )

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

Visual artist Tyree Guyton was born on August 24, 1955 in Detroit, Michigan. He dropped out of Martin Luther King, Jr. High School to join the U.S. Army in 1972. In 1980, Guyton began art classes at Detroit’s College for Creative Studies and at Marygrove College. In 1986, he drew attention to street violence by painting found objects with bright polka dots, hanging shoes from trees and nailing stuffed animals and dolls to abandoned houses. Beginning in 1988, Guyton taught or worked as an artist-in-residence at numerous colleges. As the founder of the Heidelberg Project, Guyton also taught Social Action: The Heidelberg Project at Wayne State University. His artwork can be found at the Studio Museum of Harlem, Kresge Art Museum, and the University of Michigan Museum of Art. Guyton was featured on NBC Nightly News, Nightline and the Oprah Winfrey Show. Among others, he received the Wayne County International Artists Award in 2003
The HistoryMakers video oral history with Cedric Smith( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 30 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
The HistoryMakers video oral history with Howardena Pindell( Visual )

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

Art professor and curator Howardena Pindell was born in Philadelphia Pennsylvania on April 14, 1943. She received her B.F.A. degree from Boston University and her M.F.A. degree from Yale University. Pindell earned two honorary doctorates, from the Massachusetts College of Art and from the Parson School of Design in New York. She began her career in the art world as the first African American Museum Curator of Prints and Illustrated Books at the New York Museum of Modern Arts. She developed several techniques for collages and advocated inclusion of minorities and women in the arts community. Her works were in the collection of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, the Museum of Modern Art, the Whitney Museum of American Art, the Yale Art Museum, New Haven, the Fogg Art Museum, Harvard University and the Rhode Island School of Art Museum. A book of her writings The Heart of the Question was published in 1997
The HistoryMakers video oral history with Alexander Jefferson( Visual )

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

Education administrator Alexander Jefferson was born on November 15, 1921 in Detroit, Michigan. The grandson of Morehouse College’s founder, he received his B.A. degree from Clark College in Atlanta, Georgia in 1942. In April 1943, Jefferson received orders to report to Tuskegee Army Air Field to begin flight training. He was classified as a replacement pilot for the 332nd Fighter Group. In June 1944, Jefferson flew eighteen missions until he was shot down and captured. He spent eight months in a POW camp and was liberated on April 29, 1945. Upon returning to civilian life, Jefferson received his M.A. degree in education in 1954 from Wayne State University. He taught for Detroit Public Schools and became an assistant principal in 1969. He served the Michigan School System for over thirty years. In 2007, Jefferson received the Congressional Gold Medal. He was a founder of the Detroit and National Chapters of the Tuskegee Airmen
The HistoryMakers video oral history with William A. Clement, Jr( Visual )

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

Technology chief executive William Alexander Clement, Jr., was born on January 22, 1943, in Atlanta, Georgia. He received his B.A. degree from Morehouse College in mathematics and business administration; and his M.B.A. degree in finance and insurance from the Wharton Business School at the University of Pennsylvania. Clement worked as a credit analyst for NCNB Corporation; as a registered representative for Bache & Company; and as a representative for the Robinson-Humphrey Company. In 1973, he was vice president and senior loan officer of Citizens Trust Bank. He was appointed to the U.S. Small Business Administration as an associated administrator in 1977. In 1981, Clement became co-founder, shareholder, chairman and CEO of DOBBS, RAM & Company, a systems integration company contracted by the Internal Revenue Service to maintain the E-Filing System. In 2008, he was elected president and CEO of the Atlanta Life Financial Group, Inc., where he served until 2011
The HistoryMakers video oral history with Gloria Scott( Visual )

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

Educator and academic administrator Gloria Dean Randle Scott was born on April 14, 1938 in Houston, Texas. She attended Blackshear Elementary and Jack Yates Secondary School where she graduated in 1955. Scott received her B.A. degree and M.A. degree in zoology in 1959 and 1960 respectively and her Ph.D. degree in higher education from Indiana University in 1965. Scott’s career in education began as a research associate in genetics and embryology at Indiana University Institution for Psychiatric Research, before she became a biology professor. Scott made history by becoming the first African American National President of the Girl Scouts in 1975. A member of Delta Sigma Theta sorority, Scott held positions as dean of students at Knoxville College, and vice president of Clark College in Atlanta. After ten years at Clark College, Scott became the eleventh president of Bennett College in Greensboro, North Carolina in 1987
The HistoryMakers video oral history with Ellis Marsalis, Jr( Visual )

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

Jazz pianist and professor Ellis Louis Marsalis, Jr. was born on November 14, 1934 in New Orleans, Louisiana. As a youth, Marsalis played clarinet and tenor saxophone, but later switched to piano. In 1955, Marsalis earned his B.A. degree in music education from Dillard University. One year later, he joined the U.S. Marine Corps for a two-year stint. In 1974, Marsalis joined the New Orleans Center for Creative Arts where he worked for the next twelve years. Marsalis earned his M.A. degree from Loyola University-New Orleans in 1986. That same year, he joined the faculty at Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond. In 1989, Marsalis began to teach at the University of New Orleans where he served as head of Jazz Studies until his retirement in 2001. The recipient of an honorary doctorate from Tulane University in 2007, Marsalis was inducted into the Louisiana Music Hall of Fame on December 7, 2008
The HistoryMakers video oral history with Thomas W. Cole( Visual )

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

University president and chemistry professor Thomas Winston Cole, Jr. was born January 11, 1941 in Vernon, Texas. Cole earned his B. S. degree at Wiley College in Marshall, Texas in 1961; and his Ph.D. degree in organic chemistry at the University of Chicago in 1966. While there, Cole studied with P. E. Eaton. They became the first chemists to synthesize the Cubane Carbon Skeleton System. Cole, whose father was president of Wiley College, held numerous positions in academia. He began his career as an assistant professor at the Atlanta University Center. He was president of West Virginia State University; and chancellor of the Board of Regents. He returned to Atlanta as president of Clark College in 1988, where he planned and oversaw the consolidation of Clark College and Atlanta University. He served briefly as president of both institutions before serving as president of Clark Atlanta University in 1989. He retired in 2002
 
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