Haley was born in Ithaca, New York, on August 11, 1921. He is older then 3 brothers and a sister. Haley lived with his family in Henning, before he returned to Ithaca with his family when he was five years old. Haley's father was a professor of agriculture at Alabama A&M University. The younger Haley always spoke proudly of his father and the stuff of racism he had overcome.
Late into Baldwin’s writing career he produced a variety of new writings i.e. a collection of poems, Jimmy's Blues: in 1983 and 1987 novel Harlem Quartet, 1985The Evidence of Things Not Seen about the Atlanta child murders. Additionally, Baldwin spent years lecturing on his views and experiences as a college professor, last teaching at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst and Hampshire College one year before his death, December 1, 1987, at his residence in St. Paul de Vence, France. Baldwin legacy was his personal mission
This day was portray in one of his essays called, “Notes of a Native Son”. When Baldwin was fifteen, his high-school friend, Emile Capouya, skipped school one day and, while in Greenwich Village he met Beauford Delaney, a painter. Emile gave James the address, and suggested a visit. James, who worked at a sweatshop nearby and dreaded going home after school, visited Beauford. He became a mentor to Baldwin, and Beauford’s influence brought him to his first realization that a black person could be an artist.
Elie Wiesel Biography Elie Wiesel is a writer who has written nearly 40 books in his life time. ("Elie Wiesel - Biography".) He is Jewish and a survivor of the holocaust. “After the war, the teenaged Wiesel found asylum in France, where he learned for the first time that his two older sisters had survived the war. Wiesel mastered the French language and studied philosophy at the Sorbonne, while supporting himself as a choir master and teacher of Hebrew.” (“Elie Wiesel Biography."
I am Tremaine Coutee and I’m was born February nineteen ninety two, I am sixteen. I have to brothers one named Jermaine and the other Jamor.My brother Jermaine just got out of boot camp last December . I recently live with my mother named Felicia Ellis, but my father Gregory Coutee is recently in Angola State prison. I move to Baton Rouge from Pineville Louisiana where I went to Pineville Jr. high school in late 2007.I was in the eighth grade when I move, but I felled the leap test and went to summer school and passed. I am in the tenth grade at Robert e. Lee high school.
Laila Suwannakood 5th period Due: August 14, 2012 David McCullough was a young boy who was born on July 7, 1933 and raised in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He is the son of Christian and Ruth McCullough. In his younger years, he attended Linden Avenue Grade School and Shady Side Academy. As he grew older he attended Yale University and graduated English Literature with honors. While at Yale, he met an author, Thornton Wilder.
A major portion of her life was spent in the belief that her family fled for political reasons, but it was only until 1997 that she came to know the truth that her family was Jewish and that three of her grandparents were victims of the holocaust. In 1948, her family moved to United States when she was only eleven. (Nolan, 2) America proved to be fortunate for the moving family as immediately after their settlement, School of International Studies at the University of Denver selected her father as Dean. Mainly, her schooling was done at Kent Denver School in Denver. In 1959, she graduated from Wesley College with a B.A.
Since Baldwin didn’t know his real father he wanted to follow in his step dads footsteps, in his early teen years he became a youth minister in Harlem Pentecostal church frame ages fourteen to sixteen. James liked reading at early age, that’s when his love of writing came to life. He went to Clinton High School in Bronx, New York and work for the school magazine and did a column about a future famous photographer named Richard Avedon an after that he also published poems, and short story’s in the high school magazine. After Baldwin graduated high school in 1942 he put college on hold so he can help his family make ends meet but since he was a black man he was facing decimation an was fired or turned down by many restraints, bars, an other whites only places. He lost his on July 29, 1943 but yet gained an eight sibling.
He became renowned for his inventive graphics in the 1990s. Having worked as a sociology teacher and professional surfer in the late 1970s, he art directed various music, skateboarding, and surfing magazines through the 1980/90s, including twSkateboarding, twSnowboarding, Surfer, Beach Culture and the music magazine Ray Gun. As art director of Ray Gun (1992-5), Carson came to worldwide attention. In a feature story, NEWSWEEK magazine said he "changed the public face of graphic design". His layouts featured distortions or mixes of 'vernacular' typefaces and fractured imagery, rendering them almost illegible.
A Harvard college graduate, Lemann graduated magna cum laude in 1976. Lemann married twice, lived near New York City with his wife, Dominique Browing and their two sons when he wrote “The Promised Land.” They divorced and he later married Judith Anne Shulevitz in 1999. They have a son and daughter. The Book “The Promised Land the Great Black Migration and How It Changed America,” is a National Best Seller written in 1991. It was published in the Untied States by Vintage Books, a division of Random House, Inc., New York and simultaneously in Canada by Random House of Canada Limited, Toronto .