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by Clyde W. Ford; Ford, Clyde W., author. Narrated by Read by Leon Nixon. Audiobooks. lcgft | Autobiographies. lcgft | Biographies. lcgft. 1 audio disc (9 hr.). QA 76.2.F67 A3 2020ab.
Title
Think black
Author
Clyde W. Ford
Ford, Clyde W., author
Narrator
Read by Leon Nixon
Cassettes / Disks
1 audio disc (9 hr.)
Time
1 audio disc (9 hr.)
Genre
Audiobooks. lcgft
Autobiographies. lcgft
Biographies. lcgft
Subject
African American engineers United States Biography
BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Cultural, Ethnic & Regional / African American & Black. bisacsh
BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Personal Memoirs. bisacsh
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Workplace Culture. bisacsh
Discrimination in employment United States History 20th century
Engineers United States Biography
Fathers and sons United States Biography
Software engineering United States History 20th century
Abstract
John Stanley Ford became IBM's first black software engineer. But not all of the company's white employees accepted having a black colleague and did everything in their power to humiliate, subvert, and undermine Ford. Yet Ford would not quit. While Ford remained at IBM, it came at great emotional cost to himself and his family, especially his son Clyde who followed him to IBM two decades later. As he, too, experienced the same institutional racism, Clyde began to better understand the subtle yet daring ways his father had fought back
Call No.
QA 76.2.F67 A3 2020ab
ISBN
179994624X (sound recording ; Blackstone MP3 CD)
9781799946243 (sound recording ; Blackstone MP3 CD)
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