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Shelby Steele

Shelby SteeleAKA Shelby Steele, Jr.

Born: 1-Jan-1946
Birthplace: Chicago, IL

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: Multiracial
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Activist, Author

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: The Content of Our Character

Father: Shelby Steele, Sr.
Mother: Ruth
Wife: Rita
Son: Eli
Daughter: Loni

    University: Coe College, Cedar Rapids, IA (1968)
    University: MA Sociology, Southern Illinois University
    Professor: San Jose State University

    Hoover Institution Research Fellow, 1994-present
    Center of the American Experiment Board of Advisors
    National Association of Scholars Advisory Board
    Emmy 1990 for Seven Days in Bensonhurst (PBS Frontline)
    National Book Critics Circle Award 1991 for The Content of Our Character
    National Humanities Medal 2004

Author of books:
The Content Of Our Character: A New Vision of Race in America (1990, nonfiction)
White Guilt: How Blacks & Whites Together Destroyed the Promise of the Civil Rights Era (2006, nonfiction)

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