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Nelson George

Adjunct Professor

B.A., St. John’s University


Nelson George is an author and filmmaker who has been creating African-American images for more than 25 years. His books include “The Death of Rhythm & Blues,” “Hip Hop America” and “City Kid.” George has directed, written and produced both feature films and documentaries, working with Chris Rock, Queen Latifah and Magic Johnson. His work includes “Brooklyn Boheme,” “The Announcement” for ESPN, and “Finding the Funk” for Vh1. He also contributes essays on film to The New York Times.