Browne, Robert S.

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Robert Span Browne; born 1924 in Chicago, Illinois; received B.A. in economics with honors from University of Illinois; M.B.A., Univ. of Chicago; economist; officer with U.S. Agency for International Development in Cambodia (1955-1958) and in Vietnam (1958-1961); African-American activist for black economic empowerment; economic consultant; asst. professor of economics, Dillard University (1947) and Fairleigh Dickinson University (1964-1972); also taught at Rutgers Univ., and Univ. of California-Berkeley; Senior Research Fellow, African Studies, Howard University (1982-1985); founder (1969) and executive director of the Black Economic Research Center in New York; protested U.S. involvement in Vietnamese Conflict; participated in Inter-University Committee for Debate on Foreign Policy, 1965-1967.

From the description of Collection, 1962-1968, 1971, 1975. (Swarthmore College, Peace Collection). WorldCat record id: 47662999

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creatorOf Browne, Robert S. Collection, 1962-1968, 1971, 1975. Swarthmore College, Peace Collection, SCPC
creatorOf Twenty-First Century Foundation (New York, N.Y.). Twenty-First Century Foundation (New York, N.Y.) records, 1971-1992 (bulk 1971-1983). Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
creatorOf Black Economic Research Center. Black Economic Research Center records, 1969-1982. Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
creatorOf Browne, Robert S. Correspondence with Marian Anderson, 1976. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
creatorOf Allen, Robert I. [Black nationalism and Black power pamphlets]. Princeton University Library
creatorOf Browne, Robert S., 1924-. Robert Span Browne papers, 1957-1995. Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
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associatedWith Browne, Robert S., 1924- person
associatedWith Inter-University Committee for Debate on Foreign Policy. corporateBody
associatedWith Swarthmore College. Peace Collection. corporateBody
associatedWith Twenty-First Century Foundation (New York, N.Y.) corporateBody
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African American economists
Vietnam War, 1961-1975--African Americans
African Americans--Economic conditions--Research


Active 1971

Active 1992



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