Michele Wallace Author, Bio, Wiki, Age, Height, Husband, Books, and Net Worth

Michele Wallace Bio | Wiki

Michele Wallace is an American cultural critic and black feminist author. She served as the founder and president of The Faith Ringgold Society in 2010. He was also an English professor at CUNY Graduate Center from 1993 to 2018. Additionally, she is the author of the 1979 book Black Macho and the Myth of the Superwoman.

Michele Wallace Age

She was born on January 4, 1952, in Harlem, New York City, in the United States. Wallace is 70 years old.

Michele Wallace Height

She is a woman of average stature. Wallace stands at a height of 5 ft 6 in (Approx 1.71 m).

Michele Wallace Family

He was born in Harlem, New York City, in the United States to her caring parents. Wallace is the daughter of Faith Ringgold and Robert Earl Wallace. His father worked as a classical and jazz pianist while her mother was a teacher and college lecturer before working as an exhibited artist. She grew up along with her sister Barbara and stepfather Burdette “Birdie” Ringgold in Harlem’s exclusive Sugar Hill.

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Michele Wallace Husband

She is possibly single. Wallace was previously married to Eugene Nesmith in 1989. The couple remained together until 2001. However, there are no details regarding whether Wallace and Nesmith had any children.

Michele Wallace Education

She attended elementary school at Our Savior Lutheran Church and transferred to the progressive New Lincoln School. She graduated with her high school diploma in 1969. Wallace joined Howard University in Washington and spent a semester at Howard before returning to Harlem. She attended night school at the City College of New York graduating with her bachelor’s degree in English and Creative Writing in 1974. In 1999, she matriculated with her Ph. D. in Cinema Studies from New York University.

Michele Wallace Black Macho and the Myth of the Superwoman

She has written and published Black Macho and the Myth of the Superwoman book in 1979. The book criticizes sexism in the black community and black nationalism in the 1960s. Also, the book criticizes black men and the Civil Rights Movement for its injurious acceptance of white society’s notion of manhood. Additionally, she took two years to write and edit the book.

Michele Wallace Books

She has published several best-selling books that include:

  • Black Popular Culture in 1993
  • American People, Black Light in 2010
  • Faith Ringgold in 1984
  • Invisibility Blues in 1990
  • Dark Designs and Visual Culture in 2004
  • Black Macho and the Myth of the Superwoman in 1979
  • Declaration of Independence in 2009
  • Passing, Lynching and Jim Crow in 1999

Michele Wallace Author

She spent a year from 1974 to 1975 as a book review researcher at Newsweek. Wallace also contributed to Ms. magazine. After leaving her work at Newsweek she received an advance for a book draft that would eventually become Black Macho and the Myth of the Superwoman. Wallace wrote and edited the book for two years.

Moreover, she worked as an instructor in journalism at New York University in 1976 and later became an assistant professor of English. Also, she worked as Essence magazine’s Editor at Large in 1983. Wallace spent a year as a columnist for The Village Voice from 1995 to 1996. She served as the founder and president of The Faith Ringgold Society in 2010. In addition, she was also an English professor at CUNY Graduate Center from 1993 to 2018.

Michele Wallace Net Worth

She has worked as a famous black feminist author and cultural critic for over twenty-five years. She has amassed a decent fortune from his successful career. Wallace’s net worth is $1.6 Million.

Who Is Michele Wallace

Wallace is an American black feminist author and cultural critic. She served as the founder and president of The Faith Ringgold Society in 2010. He was also an English professor at CUNY Graduate Center from 1993 to 2018. Additionally, she is the author of the 1979 book Black Macho and the Myth of the Superwoman.

How Old Is Michele Wallace

Wallace is 70 years old born on January 4, 1952, in Harlem, New York City, in the USA.

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