MAPP, Edward. American, b. 1929. Genres: Education, Film. Career: Professor of Speech and Communication, Borough of Manhattan Community College, City University of New York, 1983- (Dean of Faculty, 1977-82). Commissioner, NYC Human Rights Commission, 1988-94. Library Assistant, New York Public Library, NYC, 1948-53; teacher of Library and English in public schs., Brooklyn, New York, 1957-64; Director of Library Learning Resources Center, New York City Technical College, 1964-77; Vice-Chancellor, City Colls. of Chicago, 1982-83. Publications: (comp.) Books for Occupational Education Programs: A List for Community Colleges, Technical Institutes and Vocational Schools, 1971; Blacks in American Films: Today and Yesterday, 1972; (ed.) Puerto Rican Perspectives, 1974; (comp.) Directory of Blacks in the Performing Arts, 1978, 2nd ed., 1990; (co-author) A Separate Cinema: Fifty Years of Black Cast Posters, 1992; African Americans and the Oscar: Seven Decades of Struggle and Achievement, 2003.