Currently alive, at 73 years of age.
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1946 – Born on January 1st in Chicago, Illinois. Political commentator and essayist.
1968 – Steele graduated from Coe College and went on to earn his master’s degree in sociology from Southern Illinois University.
1974 – Steele attended the University of Utah, where he taught black literature and studied for his Ph.D. after earning a Ph.D. in English.
1990 – Received an Emmy for Seven Days in Bensonhurst (PBS Frontline).
– Wrote a nonfiction book, The Content Of Our Character: A New Vision of Race in America.
1991 – Received the National Book Critics Circle Award for The Content of Our Character.
1994 – A research fellow at Hoover Institution.
2004 – Recipient of the National Humanities Medal.
2006 – Wrote another nonfiction book, White Guilt: How Blacks & Whites Together Destroyed the Promise of the Civil Rights Era.