[Marxism] William Loren Katz: Teacher, Author, Editor and Activist (1927-2019)

Dennis Brasky dmozart1756 at gmail.com
Fri Nov 1 12:42:06 MDT 2019

William Loren Katz, historian who championed the marginalized, died on
October 25, 2019. He was 92 years old. Bill, who is survived by Dr. Laurie
Lehman, his wife and partner of 36 years, was the father of Naomi and
Michael, proud grandfather of Maya, and lifelong friend of Dr. Virginia
Shipley. He is also survived by a legacy that comprises the forty American
history books that he authored including *Black Indians, The Black West* [a
revised edition was published this year]*, *and *Breaking the Chains:
African-American Slave Resistance*. As the series general editor, Bill
oversaw the publication of over 200 edited volumes from *The American
Negro: History and Literature*, and *The Anti-Slavery Crusade in
America* series published
by the New York Times and Arno Press.


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