Lawrence Otis Graham ( Larry Graham )

Background

Via YouTube, ran into an interview that Sunny Hostin participated in.

Sunny recently wrote a book and she name-dropped Larry Graham through referencing his book.

The book’s name is “Our Kind of People: Inside America’s Black Upper Class ( HarperCollins )“.

 

Bio

Lawrence Otis Graham

Lawrence Otis Graham was a corporate lawyer at Weil, Gotshal & Manges, and a real estate attorney at Cuddy & Feder.

A New York Times bestselling author of 14 non-fiction books on the subject of politics, education, race, and class in America.

His work has appeared in such publications as The New York Times, Reader’s Digest (where he served as a contributing editor), Glamour, and U.S. News & World Report. His book “Our Kind of People: Inside America’s Black Upper Class” (HarperCollins) was a New York Times, Los Angeles Times, and Essence Magazine bestseller, as well as a selection of the Book of the Month Club. Netflix is currently developing a series based on the book.

Graham’s book The Senator and The Socialite: the Story of America’s First Black Political Dynasty (HarperCollins) is a biography of U.S. Senator Blanche Bruce, the first black person to serve a full term in the U.S. Senate.

Graham is also the author of such books as The Best Companies for Minorities (Penguin Books) and Proversity: Getting Past Face Value (John Wiley & Sons)—two guides on diversity in the workplace—as well as Member of the Club (HarperCollins) which was originally a cover story on New York Magazine, and was later optioned for a feature film by Warner Brothers. Denzel Washington was scheduled to play Graham but the film was never made.

Graham appeared on numerous TV programs including Charlie Rose, Today Show, The View, Hardball with Chris Matthews, and Good Morning America, and was profiled in USA Today and TIME.

A former adjunct professor at Fordham University, Graham taught African American Studies as well as American Government.

Graham appeared weekly as a political commentator, providing Democratic Party perspectives on News 12 in Westchester.

He was chairman of the Westchester County Police Board and has served on the boards of the Red Cross of Westchester, the Boy Scouts of America, Princeton Center for Leadership Training, Jack & Jill Foundation, and Council on Economic Priorities.

Graham was also a trustee of SUNY Purchase College Foundation, University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine, the Eaglebrook School; the American Theatre Wing, co-presenters of the Tony Awards, and the Horace Mann School in New York City.

Pamela Thomas-Graham

Larry is married to Pamela Thomas-Graham.

  1. Career
    • Credit Suisse, CNBC, and McKinsey & Co., where she was the first African-American woman to be named partner.
  2. Board of Directors
    • Clorox
      • Thomas-Graham has been on the board of directors of Clorox and currently serves as the lead independent director at the company.
  3. Arts
    • Thomas-Graham sits on the boards of the New York Philharmonic and the Parsons School of Design
  4. State of New York
    • State Department’s Advisory Committee on International Economic Policy.
  5. Personal
    • Thomas-Graham is the founder and CEO of Dandelion Chandelier, a website dedicated to modern luxury.

Videos

Lawrence Otis Graham

  1. Roger Ailes
    • Lawrence Otis Graham and Roger Ailes
      • Profile
        • Roger Ailes interviews attorney and author Lawrence Otis Graham. June 1005.
      • Videos
        • Video #1
          Channel:- Ailes Archive
          Date Published:- 2019-June-1st
          Date Added:- 2021-May-7th
          Link
  2. The Wealthiest Black Families in America: Schools, Families and Social Clubs (2000)
    • The Wealthiest Black Families in America: Schools, Families and Social Clubs (2000)
      • Videos
        • Video #1
          Channel:- Remember This
          Date Published:- 2016-July-17th
          Date Added:- 2021-May-7th
          Link

Pamela Thomas-Graham

  1. GLG
    • Pamela Thomas-Graham on Decisions in the Boardroom: GLG Anatomy of a Decision
      • Profile
        • Pamela Thomas-Graham sits down with GLG’s Head of Public Affairs Richard Socarides to discuss her career at Credit Suisse, CNBC, and McKinsey & Co., where she was the first African-American woman to be named partner.
        • Thomas-Graham also explores the impact of diversity on decision-making and the importance of creating career opportunities for others.
      • Videos
        • Video #1
          Channel:- GLG
          Date Published:- 2021-March-14th
          Date Added:- 2021-May-7th
          Link

In-depth

Lawrence Otis Graham

The Wealthiest Black Families in America: Schools, Families and Social Clubs (2000)

  1. City
    • Philadephia
      • Families
        • Christmas Family
          • Doctor Christmas
            • Achievements
              • Dentist
              • Alpha
            • Family
              • Marie Rhone
              • Sylvia Rhone
                • Elektra Records
              • Alice Rhone ( Alice Mason )

References

  1. Lawrence Otis Graham

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