Williams, Lena (Marguerite)
WILLIAMS, Lena (Marguerite)
WILLIAMS, Lena (Marguerite). American, b. 1950. Genres: Race relations. Career: WHUR-FM, worked as reporter; Washington Post, Washington, DC, reporter-intern, 1972; Black Sports, worked as associate editor; New York Times, New York, NY, began as clerk in sports department, became reporter and senior writer, 1974-, and member of mentoring program. Duke University, visiting journalist fellow, 1993; guest lecturer at educational institutions. Publications: It's the Little Things: Everyday Interactions That Get under the Skin of Blacks and Whites, 2000, as It's the Little Things: The Everyday Interactions That Anger, Annoy, and Divide the Races, 2001. Address: New York Times, 229 West 43rd St., New York, NY 10036, U.S.A.