Also by Gail Lumet Buckley. The Hornes: An American Family.
Also by Gail Lumet Buckley. American Patriots: The Story of Blacks in the Military from the Revolution to Desert Storm.
Gail Lumet Buckley is a journalist and the daughter of Lena Horne. Her family history - The Hornes - became an American Masters documentary, and she narrated a documentary on black American families for PBS. She has written for the Los Angeles Times, Vogue, the New York Daily News, and The New York Times. She lives in New York. For more information, please see Gail Lumet Buckley is a journalist and the daughter of Lena Horne.
In The Black Calhouns, Gail Lumet Buckley-daughter of actress Lena Horne-delves deep into her family history, detailing the experiences of an extraordinary African-American family from Civil War to Civil Rights. Beginning with her great-great grandfather Moses Calhoun, a house slave who used the rare advantage of his education to become a successful businessman in post-war Atlanta, Buckley follows her family's two branches: one that stayed in the South, and the other that settled in Brooklyn
Gail Lumet Buckley is a journalist and the daughter of Lena Horne.
Gail Lumet Buckley is the author of two books and a contributor to many periodicals. She is the daughter of Hollywood's first black star, Lena Horne, and she was married to the famous director, Sidney Lumet. Buckley grew up in a privileged black middle class family that paved her entry into the elite society of the rich, famous, and politically connected. Despite the obvious benefits of such a lifestyle, including an Ivy League education and world travel, Buckley was not immune to racism in America
Gail Lumet Buckley does a good job of tracing her family's history. What is of particular interest is the little known contributions of the Hornes to American society. It is a shame that they have been left out of the history books
Gail Lumet Buckley does a good job of tracing her family's history. It is a shame that they have been left out of the history books. This may be due to the tremendous amount of material that needs to be covered. Ms. Buckley,however, does an excellent job of tying all the relevant facts together.
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Articles By Gail Lumet Buckley. Arts & Culture Books. Photos from the front lines. Gail Lumet BuckleyJuly 24, 2017. Judas Iscariot: the first and last Christian? Gail Lumet BuckleyApril 25, 2017. Thomas Jefferson's life of promoting liberty-underpinned by slavery. Gail Lumet BuckleySeptember 08, 2016.