SERAILE, William. American, b. 1941. Genres: History. Career: U.S. Peace Corps, volunteer in Makelle, Ethiopia, 1963-65; high school teacher in Hartsdale, NY, 1966-67; volunteer worker in Cantho, Vietnam, 1967-68; Herbert H. Lehman College of the City University of New York, Bronx, NY, professor of African American history, 1971-. Schomburg Corp., second vice president, 1999-. Bank Street College, member of summer faculty, 1975, 1976; Columbia University, member of Institute for Research in African American Studies; lecturer at colleges and universities; public speaker on topics in African-American history. Guest on television and radio programs; consultant. Publications: Voice of Dissent: Theophilus Gould Steward (1843- 1924) and Black America, 1991; Fire in His Heart: Bishop Benjamin Tucker Tanner and the A.M.E. Church, 1998; New York Black Regiments during the Civil War, 2001; Bruce Grit: The Black Nationalist Writings of John Edward Bruce, 2003. Contributor of articles and reviews to scholarly journals, popular magazines, and newspapers. Address: Department of Black Studies, Herbert H. Lehman College of the City University of New York, 250 Bedford Park W, Bronx, NY 10468, U.S.A.