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Shelby Steele


Shelby Steele was born on January 1, 1946 in Chicago, Illinois, USA. He is a writer, known for 2016: Obama's America (2012), Generation Zero (2010) and Hype: The Obama Effect (2008). He has been married to Rita Silverman since 1967. They have two children. See full bio »

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 1990-2000 Frontline (TV Series documentary) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Jefferson's Blood (2000) ... (writer)
- Seven Days in Bensonhurst (1990) ... (writer)
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 2014 Walter Williams: Suffer No Fools (Documentary)
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 2012 2016: Obama's America (Documentary)
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 2010 Generation Zero (Documentary)
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 2009 Hannity (TV Series)
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- Episode dated 30 October 2009 (2009) ... Himself
 2008 Hype: The Obama Effect (Video documentary)
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 2008 Charlie Rose (TV Series)
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- Episode dated 3 January 2008 (2008) ... Himself - Guest
 2007 What Black Men Think (Video documentary)
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Personal Quote:

Black identity since the '60s has been a totalitarian identity. It's enforced. And if you don't subscribe to the party line, then you are a betrayer and a dissident, and you are treated as dissidents were treated in the Soviet Union.

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After he graduated from high school in Harvey, Illinois, he attended the predominantly white Coe College in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, where he majored in political science. In 1968 he earned a diploma as one of only 18 black graduates in his class. Throughout his undergraduate education Steele was active in the Summer Community Organization and Political Education (SCOPE), a chapter of Dr. Martin ... See more »

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