BLACK SOCIAL HISTORY
Lerone Bennett, Jr.
|Lerone Bennett, Jr.|
Bennett in 1973. Photo by John H. White.
|Born||October 17, 1928 |
Clarksdale, Mississippi, U.S.
Early life and education
Legacy and honors[
- 2003 – Carter G. Woodson Lifetime Achievement Award from Association for the Study of African American Life and History
- 1978 – Literature Award of the Academy of Arts and Letters
- 1965 – Patron Saints Award from the Society of Midland Authors
- 1963 – Book of the Year Award from Capital Press Club