What’s New: April 2024

April 25, 2024

This update features five new biographies, including the “Queen of Soul” Aretha Franklin; management consultant, author, and professor Peter Drucker; pioneering African American psychologist Keturah Whitehurst; University of Pennsylvania philosopher William T. V. Fontaine; and folk singer and labor activist Aunt Molly Jackson.

Drucker, Peter Ferdinand (19 November 1909–11 November 2005), author, professor, and management consultant    
Franklin, Aretha Louise (25 March 1942–16 August 2018), vocalist, pianist, and songwriter
Fontaine, William T. V. (2 December 1909–29 December 1968), philosopher and academic
Jackson, Aunt Molly (1880–1 September 1961), folksinger and union activist
Whitehurst, Keturah E. (12 March 1912–20 May 2000), psychologist and educator

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Discover a full list of entries added this year.