Nelson, Jill, 1952-

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Jill Nelson was born and raised in Harlem and has been a journalist for over twenty years. She is the author of the memoir, "Volunteer Slavery: My Authentic Negro Experience" (1993), "Straight," "No Chaser: How I Became A Grown-Up Black Woman" (1997), "Sexual Healing," (2003), "Finding Martha's Vineyard: African Americans at Home on an Island" (2005) and editor of "Police Brutality: An Anthology" (2000). Nelson's work has appeared in numerous publications, including The New York Times, Essence, The Washington Post, The Nation, Ms., The Chicago Tribune and the Village Voice.

From the description of Jill Nelson papers, 1985-2002. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 144682713

Jill Nelson was born and raised in Harlem and has been a journalist for over twenty years. She is the author of the memoir, "Volunteer Slavery: My Authentic Negro Experience" (1993), "Straight, No Chaser: How I Became a Grown-Up Black Woman" (1997), "Sexual Healing" (2003), "Finding Martha's Vineyard: African Americans at Home on an Island" (2005) and editor of "Police Brutality: an Anthology" (2000). Nelson's work has appeared in numerous publications, including "The New York Times," "Essence," "The Washington Post," "The Nation," Ms," "The Chicago Tribune" and the "Village Voice."

From the description of Jill Nelson papers, 1985-2006. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 85266947

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creatorOf Nelson, Jill, 1952-. Jill Nelson papers, 1985-2006. New York Public Library System, NYPL
referencedIn Records of, Sojourner, (inclusive), (bulk), 1920-2004, 1975-2002 Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America‏
creatorOf Jill Nelson collection The New York Public Library. Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division.
creatorOf Nelson, Jill, 1952-. Jill Nelson papers, 1985-2002. New York Public Library System, NYPL
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creatorOf The HistoryMakers Video Oral History with Jill Nelson The HistoryMakers
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associatedWith Akbar, Na'im. person
associatedWith Barry, Marion, 1936- person
associatedWith Brooks, Avery. person
associatedWith Brown, Solomon. person
associatedWith Mandela, Nelson, 1918- person
associatedWith Ross, Diana, 1944- person
associatedWith Sojourner (Cambridge, Mass.) corporateBody
associatedWith Tyson, Mike, 1966- person
associatedWith Winfrey, Oprah. person
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New York (N.Y.)
New York (State)
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African American poets
African American women
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African American writers
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Birth 1952-06-14

Birth 19520614

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