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Gilbert  Moore
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(March 25, 1936- ) Born Gilbert D. Moore in New York City; raised in Harlem and Jamaica, West Indies. Majored in English literature and journalism at City College (1954-60). Served in the U.S. Army (1960-62) at Fort Dix, New Jersey, and Kaiserslautern, Germany. Worked as a reporter for Time and as an assistant editor for Life and Time-Life Books. Taught English composition at Livingston College, Rutgers University, and writing in broadcast journalism at the Community Film Workshop Center in New York. Was editor in Harlem of Community News Service, local wire service funded by the Ford Foundation; contributed articles to Time, Life, Newsweek, New York, Ms., Essence, and Change. Later worked as reporter, editor, and community organizer in field of historic preservation; founded Sugar Hill Historical Society. Currently completing a novel, The Flight of the Black Swan. Author of A Special Rage (1971).