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Hickey, Matthew

Overview
Works: 1,367 works in 1,367 publications in 1 language and 38,808 library holdings
Genres: Interviews  Oral histories  Internet videos 
Roles: Arranger, Author
Classifications: E185.97, 973.04960730092
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Matthew Hickey
The HistoryMakers video oral history with Terry Jones( Visual )

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

Business executive Terry Jones was born on January 23, 1947. He graduated from Trinity College with his B.S. degree in electrical engineering and earned his M.S. degree in computer science and biomedical engineering from George Washington University. After obtaining his M.B.A. degree from Harvard Graduate School of Business Administration in 1972, Jones became co-founder and vice president of Kiambere Savings and Loan in Nairobi, Kenya. In 1977, he returned to the U.S. to join Syncom Inc. as vice president. Syncom invested in companies such as Black Entertainment Television (BET), Radio One Inc., TV One, and Iridium Satellite. Jones served as vice chairman and executive officer of Citi Group Global Investment Management and Citi Group Asset Management. Jones also directed Fox Entertainment Group and Cyber Digital Inc. He served as a board member for Delta Capital Corporation, Philip Morris Companies, Cornell University, Spelman College, and Howard University Entrepreneurial Leadership and Innovation Institute
The HistoryMakers video oral history with Caroline Hunter( Visual )

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

Educator and activist Caroline Hunter was born on September 5, 1946 in New Orleans, Louisiana. In 1968, she received her B.S. degree in chemistry from Xavier University. After graduation, Hunter was hired as a research chemist for the Polaroid Corporation in Cambridge, Massachusetts. In 1970, upon the discovery of her employer’s involvement in the South African apartheid system, she and her co-worker and future husband, Ken Williams, formed an anti-apartheid and boycott effort called the Polaroid Revolutionary Workers Movement (PRWM). In 1971, Polaroid fired both Hunter and Williams, but the PRWM movement continued. By 1977, Polaroid completely pulled its operations out of South Africa. Hunter earned her M.Ed. degree from Harvard University’s Graduate School of Education and became assistant principal of the Cambridge Rindge and Latin School. She received the Rosa Parks Memorial Award from the National Education Association and co-founded the Ken Williams Memorial Scholarship Fund in memory of her late husband
The HistoryMakers video oral history with The Honorable Gloria Travis Tanner( Visual )

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

Politician the Honorable Gloria Travis Tanner was born on July 16, 1934, in Atlanta, Georgia, to Blanche Arnold Travis and Marcellus Travis. Tanner received her B.A. degree in political science and graduated magna cum laude from Metro State College in 1974. She received her M.A. degree in urban affairs from the University of Colorado in 1976. From 1976 to 1978, Tanner was the executive assistant to Colorado lieutenant governor George L. Brown, one of the first black lieutenant governors since Reconstruction. Tanner was elected as a member of the Colorado State House of Representatives for District 7 in 1985 and served as the House Minority Caucus leader from 1987 through 1990. She was the second African American to be elected to a leadership position in the Colorado House of Representatives. In 1994, Tanner was appointed to the Colorado State Senate. She was the first African American woman to serve as a Colorado state senator
The HistoryMakers video oral history with Leola "Roscoe" Dellums( Visual )

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

Lawyer and civic leader Leola "Roscoe" Dellums was born in 1941, in Berkeley, California. While a student at San Francisco State University, she became the first African American on the homecoming court. Following graduation, Dellums began teaching English as a second language in 1966, and was involved in television. By 1972, she was reporting for a television station in Washington, D.C., and continued to do so until the 1980s. In 1983 Dellums also began working on Capitol Hill, first as an assistant to a California representative, and then as a consultant to the whole California delegation. Dellums also earned her J.D. degree from Georgetown University and began practicing law in 1993. In 1995, she opened her own firm. She has also written and has had a script produced by Disney Channel, The Color of Friendship. She has won numerous awards for her achievements, and has served on the boards of numerous organizations
The HistoryMakers video oral history with Frances L. Murphy, II( Visual )

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

Publisher Frances Murphy II was born on October 8, 1922 in Baltimore, Maryland into the Murphy family, publishers of the Baltimore Afro-American newspaper. Her grandfather founded the Afro-American newspaper. Murphy attended the University of Wisconsin and later Coppin State College, graduating with degrees in journalism and education. She then received her M.Ed. degree from Johns Hopkins University. Murphy worked at the Afro-American throughout college and graduate school. After teaching for a number of years, Murphy began working at the Afro-American while teaching journalism at Morgan State University and Howard University while. Eventually Murphy became publisher, and retired from Howard University in 1991. Murphy continued with the Afro-American for another eight years. Murphy received numerous awards, including Ebony's 100 Most Influential Black Americans and the National Congress of Black Women's Woman of the 20th Century Award. Murphy passed away November 21, 2007 at age 85
The HistoryMakers video oral history with Angela Davis( Visual )

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

Professor and activist Angela Davis was born on January 26, 1944, in Birmingham, Alabama. She earned her B.S. degree from Brandeis University in 1965; her M.A. degree from the University of California, San Diego (UCSD) and her Ph.D. degree from Humboldt State University in Arcata, California. She began her academic career teaching at UCSD in 1969. But Governor Ronald Reagan objected to her ties to the Communist Party and pressed for her dismissal. In 1970, Davis was arrested and charged with murder in connection with a prison break by members of the Black Panther Party. She was acquitted and returned to teaching in 1972. Davis ran for vice president twice on the Communist Party ticket. Davis has been a frequent lecturer on criminal justice and the prison industrial complex. She authored several books and worked as a professor at the University of California, Santa Cruz
The HistoryMakers video oral history with Allan Golston( Visual )

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

Foundation executive Allan C. Golston was born on January 7, 1967 in Denver, Colorado. He received his B.S. degree in accounting from the University of Colorado, and later his M.B.A. degree from Seattle University. In 1989, Golston joined KPMG Peat Marwick as a senior auditor. In 1991, he moved to MIS, Inc. as director of business analysis and product development. He then joined the University of Colorado Hospital as its director of finance and controller in 1993. In 1997, he moved to Seattle, Washington, and became director of finance for Swedish Health Services. In 2000, Golston was approached by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and joined the organization as its chief financial and administrative officer. In October of 2006, he was named president of the United States Program for the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. Golston was a member of the 2011 class of Henry Crown Fellows at the Aspen Institute
The HistoryMakers video oral history with Ivan Yaeger( Visual )

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

Inventor and entrepreneur Ivan Yaeger was born on June 7, 1967 in Miami Florida. He attended Miami Shores Elementary School, North Miami Junior High School, and graduated from Miami Central Senior High School in 1984. He received his B.B.A. degree in business management and organization from the University of Miami in Coral Gables, Florida in 1988. In 1986, Yaeger founded the Yaeger Innovative Properties Corporation, his first company - the year after he filed his first patent for the Yaeger Prosthetic Arm. He worked for Miami Dade Public Schools in 1991 as a pupil advocate, and founded his non-profit, the Yaeger Foundation, in 1995. In 2000, Yaeger combined all his companies under one name, the Yaeger Companies, and he was the CEO. He created a revolutionary prosthetic arm for a girl with no arms in 2001. Yaeger was often recognized and awarded for his innovative inventions and his service to his community
The HistoryMakers video oral history with Faye Beverly Bryant( Visual )

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

Association chief executive and school superintendent Faye Beverly Bryant was born on March 15, 1937, in Houston, Texas. After graduating from Howard University with her B.A. degree in 1957, Bryant returned to Houston to earn her M.A. degree in counseling and guidance from the University of Houston. While at Howard, Bryant was initiated into the Alpha Chapter of the Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority at Howard University. In Houston, she transferred her affiliation to the Alpha Kappa Omega Chapter. Bryant served as Grand Basileus of AKA Sorority, and under her leadership the group focused on programs of service, organizational impact, global women’s issues, economic development and renewal. Bryant also created the Alpha Kappa Alpha Connection, continued construction on AKA Sorority’s national headquarters and added numerous chapters to the African Village Development Program. In 1998, Bryant became the first African American to serve as assistant superintendent for enrichment programs in the Houston Independent School District
The HistoryMakers video oral history with Cissy Houston( Visual )

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

Singer Cissy Houston was born Emily Drinkard on September 30, 1933 in Newark, New Jersey. From an early age, Houston sang quartet and jubilee gospel music with her siblings, performing as The Drinkard Singers at the 1957 Newport Jazz Festival in Rhode Island, releasing A Joyful Noise (1959), the first gospel album on a major label. In 1963, Houston made her solo debut, This Is My Vow, and formed The Sweet Inspirations. The group recorded Songs of Faith & Inspiration (1968), What the World Needs Now is Love (1968), Sweets for My Sweet (1969) and Sweet Soul (1970). Houston also sang back up for artists including Aretha Franklin. In 1970, after working with Elvis Presley, Houston released her debut solo LP, Presenting Cissy Houston (1970). Houston recorded three albums in the late 1970s. Mother of singer Whitney Houston, she won Grammy Awards for Face to Face (1996) and He Leadeth Me (1997)
The HistoryMakers video oral history with Jerline Lambert( Visual )

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

Real estate broker Jerline Lambert was born on July 16, 1938 in West Helena, Arkansas. Adopted at ten months, Lambert was educated in the South before moving to Chicago where she attended Northwestern University and received her B.A. degree. A mother of five, Lambert spent half her life savings on the first piece of property she owned. In 1965, Lambert worked as a sales representative at Well's Realty in Chicago until she became a certified real estate broker in 1968. Shortly thereafter, she established Lambert's Realty on Chicago’s West Side which was incorporated in 1977. Lambert became the first African American woman certified as a real estate manager and became a certified real estate appraiser. Lambert was appointed by the National Association of Realtors to work as district coordinator for Illinois Congressman Danny Davis. In 2015, Lambert retired and her son, Kenneth Lambert, succeeded her in running Lambert’s Realty
The HistoryMakers video oral history with Gregory H. Williams( Visual )

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

Academic administrator and college president Gregory Howard Williams was born on November 12, 1943 in Virginia. At the age of ten, Williams moved from Virginia to Muncie, Indiana, where he became aware of his father’s African American heritage for the first time. Williams graduated from Ball State University, then attended George Washington University, earning both his J.D. and Ph.D. degrees. In 1993, Williams became the dean of law and Carter C. Kissell Professor of Law at Ohio State University. In 1995, Williams published Life on the Color Line: The True Story of a White Boy Who Discovered He Was Black¸ an autobiography. In 1998, Williams was invited by President Bill Clinton to join Clinton’s Call to Action to promote law office diversity. In 2001, Williams became The City College of New York’s eleventh president. Williams served as Chair of the Commission on Access, Diversity and Excellence (CADE) of the National Association of State Universities and Land-Grant Colleges
The HistoryMakers video oral history with Dr. Sampson Davis( Visual )

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

Medical doctor Dr. Sampson Davis was born in Newark, New Jersey, on January 19, 1973. Growing up in the inner city, Davis and two of his friends, Rameck Hunt and George Jenkins, vowed to improve their circumstances. The three studied together and then attended Seton Hall University together, where they graduated from the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey in 2002. Davis was hired as the attending emergency room physician at Beth Israel Hospital in Newark and he and his fellow doctors co-founded the Three Doctors Foundation, which brought health, education and mentoring to inner-city youth. They also co-wrote a bestseller, The Pact: Three Young Men Make a Promise and Fulfill a Dream. In addition to practicing medicine, Davis has travelled the country to speak with young people about gangs and alternative opportunities. His story was portrayed on television and discussed in numerous publications
The HistoryMakers video oral history with Theodore V. Wells, Jr( Visual )

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

Litigator Ted Wells was born Theodore V. Wells, Jr. on April 28, 1950 in Washington, D.C. Wells became known for his academic focus, and by the time he attended Coolidge High School, was known for his grades and his football-playing prowess. In 1968, he attended the College of the Holy Cross in Worcester, Massachusetts, along with classmate, Supreme Court Justice, Clarence Thomas. In 1972, he received his B.A. degree. Wells then attended Harvard Law and Harvard Business School simultaneously, receiving both his J.D. and MBA degrees in 1976. Wells joined the Lowenstein Sandler law firm in New Jersey and did pro bono criminal defense work. In 1987, he successfully defended Raymond Donovan, the U.S. Secretary of Labor, his first high profile case. By the 1990s, Wells had a rapidly growing profile as an attorney. He later defended many major employers, including Johnson & Johnson and the Mitsubishi Corporation, as well as Dick Cheney’s former chief of staff, Scooter Libby
The HistoryMakers video oral history with Dorothy Cowser Yancy( Visual )

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

Professor and university president Dorothy Yancy was born on April 18, 1944 in Cherokee County, Alabama. Yancy was raised on the family farm once owned by her great-great grandfather. She graduated from Johnson C. Smith University in 1964 with her B.A. degree in history. She earned her M.A. degree in history from the University of Massachusetts and her Ph.D. from Atlanta University. From 1972 to 1994, Yancy served as professor of history, technology, and society and management at the Georgia Institute of Technology. She became the first African American to be tenured as a full professor at the institution. She also served as Associate Director of the School of Social Sciences. In 1994, Yancy was named the first female president of Johnson C. Smith University. As president, Yancy doubled the University endowment to $57 million and transformed Johnson C. Smith into a high-tech institution
The HistoryMakers video oral history with Ellis Cose( Visual )

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

Journalist Ellis Cose was born on February 20, 1951, in Chicago, Illinois. He earned his B.A. degree in psychology from the University of Illinois in 1972; and his M.A. degree in science, technology and public policy from George Washington University in Washington, D. C. in 1978. His essays on the 1968 riots in Chicago attracted the attention of Gwendolyn Brooks, then the poet laureate of Illinois. In 1970, at age nineteen, Page became a weekly columnist for the Chicago Sun-Times – the youngest editorial page columnist to be employed by a major Chicago daily newspaper. He was a contributing editor at Newsweek from 1993 to 2010. Cose has written critically acclaimed books including The Rage of a Privileged Class and The Envy of The World: On Being a Black Man in America. He also appeared as an analyst on The Today Show, Nightline, ABC Evening News, and similar programs
The HistoryMakers video oral history with Lula Cole Dawson( Visual )

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

Civic leader Lula Dawson was born in 1931 in Jonesboro, Louisiana. After earning her A.B. degree from Southern University in Baton Rouge, Dawson went on to attend Boston University where she received her M.A. degree in sociology in 1953. Married to diplomat Horace Dawson, she spent lived in Africa, where she was an active contributor and tireless advocate for a number of charities in Uganda, Nigeria and Liberia. She focused her efforts on programs targeted to African children. Returning to the United States, Dawson began working as a consultant in 1974, focusing on public education. In 1977, she accompanied her husband to the Philippines and to Botswana, in 1980, after his appointment by President Jimmy Carter as ambassador. She then became honorary chairperson of the Child-to-Child Foundation of Botswana. Dawson worked as a consultant for a number of organizations, focusing on education and international development. She passed away on January 14, 2004 at age 73
The HistoryMakers video oral history with Sister Constance Murphy( Visual )

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

Nun Sister Constance Murphy was born on February 2, 1904 in Baltimore, Maryland, into the Murphy family, publishers of the Baltimore Afro-American newspaper. After earning her B.A. degree from the University of Pennsylvania in 1928, Murphy traveled to Europe where she felt the religious calling while watching a passion play in Germany. Returning home, she joined the Sisters of St. John the Divine in Toronto in 1936 and began teaching in a girl's school in 1938. Murphy was named administrator of the Church Home for the Aged in Toronto in 1958, a position she held until 1972. Murphy returned to school, earning her M.A. degree from the University of Michigan at age seventy-three. At ninety-four, Murphy published a book of her memoirs, Other Little Ships. A year later, she visited the Holy Land for the first time. Sister Murphy passed away on August 2, 2013 at age 109
The HistoryMakers video oral history with Richard Roper( Visual )

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

Government administrator Richard W. Roper was born on September 20, 1945 in Brunswick, Georgia. He received his B.A. degree in economics from Rutgers University in 1968, and his M.S. degree in public affairs from Princeton University in 1971. Roper began his career as legislative aide to the Mayor of Newark and later as director of the Office of Newark Metropolitan Studies. Roper went on to serve in several federal, state and local government positions, including as Special Assistant to the Secretary of Commerce in the Carter Administration, and as director of the Department’s Office of State and Local Government Assistance. Roper joined Princeton University’s Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs, serving from 1980 to 1992 in several public affairs positions. He also worked with the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, and was a senior fellow and New Jersey field research analyst at the Nelson A. Rockefeller Institute of Government
The HistoryMakers video oral history with Gwendolyn Quinn( Visual )

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

Publicist Gwendolyn Quinn was born on November 12, 1960 in Augusta, Georgia. A personal assistant to recording artist, Gloria Gaynor, she received her cosmetology license from Robert Fiance Beauty School in West New York, New Jersey. She completed a Vidal Sassoon apprenticeship. Quinn served on the television and radio staff at ASCAP. She worked for model-businesswomen Beverly Johnson. She joined ABC-Capital Cities television development and production group. In 1991, Quinn served as publicity coordinator, Mercury/Polygram. She joined Flavor Unit Entertainment as National Director of Publicity. In 1995, she was named National Director of Publicity & Media Relations, Capitol Records. She served as Senior Director of Publicity, Island Records. In 1997, Quinn moved to Arista Records, as Senior Director of Publicity. In 2000, Quinn served as Capitol Records, Vice President of Publicity. Quinn founded GQ (now Gwendolyn Quinn) Media & Public Relations in 2002. She represented legends like Aretha Franklin and Chaka Khan
 
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