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us: Edelin, Ramona Hoage, 1945-

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    • Birth Date

        (edtf) 1945-09-04
    • Birth Place

        (naf) Los Angeles (Calif.)
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) United States
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Fisk University
        • Organization: (naf) University of East Anglia
        • Organization: (naf) Boston University
        • Organization: (naf) Northeastern University (Boston, Mass.)
        • Organization: (naf) National Urban Coalition (U.S.)
        • Organization: (naf) Congressional Black Caucus Foundation
        • Organization: (naf) President's Board of Advisors on Historically Black Colleges and Universities (U.S.)
    • Gender

        (lcdgt) Females
    • Occupation

        (lcsh) Civil rights workers
          (lcsh) Educators
      • Sources

        • found: nuc87-112177: Her The philosophical foundations and implications of William ... [MI] 1981 (hdg. on OKentU rept.: Edelin, Ramona Hoage, 1945- ; usage: Ramona Hoage Edelin)
        • found: Building boards that work [VR] c1996: end credits (Ramona H. Edelin, President/CEO, National Urban Coalition; speaker)
        • found: African American National Biography, accessed January 16, 2015, via Oxford African American Studies Center database: (Edelin, Ramona Hoage; Ramona Hoage; philosopher, educator, civil rights activist, social reformer; born 04 September 1945 in Los Angeles, California, United States; AB in Philosophy from Fisk University in Nashville, Tennessee (1967); master's in Philosophy from the University of East Anglia (1969); PhD from Boston University (1981); founder and chair of the Department of African American Studies at Northeastern University (1972-1977); at the National Urban Coalition (NUC) was executive assistant to President Carl Holman, director of operations, vice president of operations, chief executive officer, and president and CEO (1977-1998); joined the board of directors of the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation (CBCF) (1991), later serving as Executive Director (1991-2003); honors include, Ebony's Women to Watch (1982), 100 Most Influential Black Americans (1993-1999); appointed by President Clinton to the President's Board of Advisors on Historically Black Colleges and Universities (1994), Lamplighter Award for Leadership (2003))
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