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Meeks, Kenneth

(born: 1963) 

Born in Louisville, KY, Kenneth Meeks is a brother to Renelda (Meeks) Higgins Walker, Michael Meeks, and Reginald Meeks. He is the author of Driving While Black, and contributing author to Brotherman. Meeks is managing editor of Black Enterprise magazine. Prior to that, he had been assistant managing editor of the New York Amsterdam News and managing editor of Black Elegance: BE. He is the son of Eloise Kline Meeks and Florian Meeks, Jr. For more see Contemporary Authors, vol. 195; and Who's Who in America, vols. 51-53.


Cited in this Entry

NKAA Entry: Walker, Renelda Meeks Higgins
NKAA Entry: Meeks, Michael L.
NKAA Entry: Meeks, Reginald K.
NKAA Source: Driving while Black: highways, shopping malls, taxicabs, sidewalks: how to fight back if you are a victim of racial profiling
NKAA Source: Brotherman: the odyssey of black men in America
NKAA Source: Black enterprise (periodical)
NKAA Source: New York Amsterdam news (newspaper)
NKAA Source: Black elegance: BE (periodical)
NKAA Source: Contemporary authors. A bio-bibliographical guide to current writers in fiction, general nonfiction, poetry, journalism, drama, motion pictures, television, and other fields
NKAA Source: Who's who in America

Related Entries Citing this Entry

NKAA Entry:  Walker, Renelda Meeks Higgins
NKAA Entry:  Meeks, Reginald K.
NKAA Entry:  Meeks, Michael L.
NKAA Entry:  Meeks, Florian, Jr.

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“Meeks, Kenneth,” Notable Kentucky African Americans Database, accessed January 26, 2021,

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