William Loren Katz
William Loren Katz is a 1 time AALBC.com Bestselling Author
William Loren Katz is an American educator, historian, and author of many books on African-American history, including a number of titles for young adult readers. He is particularly noted for his extensive writings on the 500-year history of relations between African Americans and Native Americans in the New World.
A graduate of both Syracuse University and New York University, Katz taught in the New York City and State secondary education systems for 14 years. He has served as a consultant for numerous boards of education nationwide.
William Loren Katz's books have won awards and his research, writing and lectures have earned widespread praise from noted scholars such as John Hope Franklin, Henry Louis Gates, Jr., John Henrik Clarke, Howard Zinn, James M. McPherson, Alice Walker, Cornel West, Ivan Van Sertima, Betty Shabazz, and Dr. Ralph Bunche.