Mr. Lucas was a founder and longtime president of Africare, described as “the largest African American nonprofit specializing in aid to African countries.”
Children who are able to delay gratification, his experiment suggested, might enjoy greater success in adulthood.
She called upon her experiences of internment, poverty and resilience in works that made her one of the most noted Asian American playwrights of her generation.
He wrote and edited books that illuminated the life of his father, former secretary of state Dean Acheson.
He genially coached parents to see their children’s abilities — as well as their own.
His political career was bookended by erudite and intriguing, if ultimately unsuccessful, bids for the Senate in New Jersey.
He said his performances under Nazi order saved his life when he was imprisoned in concentration camps.
His masterworks were also objects to be sat or eaten upon, or to hold a raincoat and hat.
He also chronicled his personal journey from the Black Power movement through a conversion to the Jewish faith.
A Wells Fargo bank in Sterling, Va. was robbed Dec. 13.