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Dellums, Ronald V., 1935-2018


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    • Ronald Vernie
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    • Dellums, Ron, 1935-2018
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    • found: His Defense sense, the search for a rational military policy, 1983:CIP t.p. (Rep. Ronald V. Dellums)
    • found: LC data base, 6-20-83(hdg: Dellums, Ronald V., 1935- )
    • found: Encyclopedia of African American History, 1896 to the Present: From the Age of Segregation to the Twenty-first Century, accessed via The Oxford African American Studies Center online database, July 27, 2014:(Dellums, Ronald V., Ronald Vernie Dellums; U.S. Representative, autobiographer / memoirist; born 1935 in Oakland, California, United States; spent two years in the U.S. Marines; associate degree, Oakland City College (1958), Bachelor of Arts, San Francisco State College (1960); master's in social work, University of California at Berkeley; worked tirelessly as a psychiatric social worker in San Francisco and the Bay Area; his work at the Youth Opportunity Center at Bay View-Hunters Point placed him alongside youth activists involved in the civil rights and Black Power movements; elected to Berkeley's city council (1967); his congressional campaign in 1970 for California's Eighth District (later the Ninth) positioned him in direct opposition to President Richard Nixon's support of the Vietnam War and regressive domestic policies; chaired the Congressional Black Caucus (1989 to 1991); sworn as a mayor of Oakland, California in January 2007)
    • found: New York times WWW site, viewed July 31, 2018(in obituary published July 30: Ron Dellums; b. Ronald Vernie Dellums, Nov. 24, 1935, Oakland; d. early Monday [July 30, 2018], Washington, aged 82; son of a longshoreman who became one of America's best-known black congressmen, a California Democrat with a left-wing agenda that put civil rights and programs for people ahead of weapons systems and warfare; became a lobbyist after retiring from Congress; mayor of Oakland, 2007-2011; returned to Washington and resumed lobbying there after his mayoralty)
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    • 1983-08-12: new
    • 2018-07-31: revised
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