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William Loren Katz, American author. Recipient Imani White Dove Peace award, 2000. Executive board Art Against Apartheid, 1984; national council National Emergency Civil Liberties Committee, 1983-1985; curator Black West Exhibit, Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, New York City, 1985-1986. With United States Naval Reserve, 1945-1946.

Background

Katz, William Loren was born on June 2, 1927 in Brooklyn. Son of Bernard and Madeline (Simon) Katz.

Education

Bachelor, Syracuse University, 1950. Master of Arts, New York University, 1952.

Career

Teacher American history, New York City, 1954-1960;Teacher American history, Hartsdale, New York, 1960-1967;author, since 1967. Consultant New York State Education Department, 1967-1968, 83-84, United States Air Force School in England, Belgium and Holland, 1974-1975. Scholar in residence Teachers College Columbia, 1971-1973, New York University, 1987-1991.

Teacher Black history Tombs Prison, New York City, 1973, New York University Afro-American Institute, 1973. Faculty Institute Urban and Minority Education, General Assistance Center, Teachers College Columbia University, 1976. Teacher American history New School for Social Research, New York City, 1977-1983.

President Ethrac Publs.,1971-.

Works

Membership

Member of executive board Art Against Apartheid, 1984. Member of national council National Emergency Civil Liberties Committee, 1983-1985. Curator Black West Exhibit, Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, New York City, 1985-1986.

Served with United States Naval Reserve, 1945-1946.

Connections

Married Laurie Lehman, September 10, 1994.

father:
Bernard Katz

mother:
Madeline (Simon) Katz

spouse:
Laurie Lehman