KNIGHT, THOMAS, 1943-

Biography:

Teacher, baseball coach, lecturer. Born– June 25, 1943, Monroeville, Ala. Education– Alabama State University, B.A., 1963; Kansas State College, M.A., 1969; Oklahoma State University, Ph.D., 1974; additional study at Marquette University and the University of Iowa. Taught and coached, Blount High School, Mobile County, 1963-1967; minor league baseball coach, San Francisco Giants organization, 1964-1965; taught, Alabama State University, 1968-1971; Ottawa University in Kansas, 1971-1973; graduate research assistant, Oklahoma State University, 1974; chair, Urban Studies Dept. and director, Urban Life Center, Alabama State University, 1974-. Special envoy for the Israeli Embassy to consult in Middle Eastern Affairs for 2 years. Directed a TV documentary “Black Colleges and the Performing Arts”, 1970. Lectured on “The Urban Dilemma of Black Americans.”

Source:

Who’s Who Among Black Americans, 1980.

Publication(s):

Separatism on the American Frontier. Washington, D.C.; University Press of America, 1977.