PERIODICAL REFERENCES

Newspapers, Magazines, Newsletters, that Professor Spruce appears in

  • Brower, William. “A Look At Concerns Of Blacks In Toledo.”  The Toledo Blade 1 May 1986.

  • D’Arrigo, Ali. “Winkler Announces Plan To Reform U.C.’s Affirmative Action Program.” The News Record 12 May 1978.

  • Fischer, Sarah.  “Kwanzaa Celebrates Heritage of African-Americans.” Gwinnett Post-Tribune 11 December 1993.

  • Fischer, Sarah. “Remembering Dr. King: Followers Search For Hope.” The Atlanta Journal-Constitution (Gwinnett Edition) 15 January 1994: Pages 1&6B.

  • Hall, Beth.  “Floyd College Welcomes Six Additional Faculty.”  Six Mile Post 17 October 1994: Pg. 2.

  • Hannity, Jill.  “Racism in the Referendum?”  Gwinnett Loaf 9 October 1993: Cover Story, Pg. 4.

  • Hodgson, Nicholette. “Spruce Uses His Past To Help Others.” Senior Life June 2017: Page 4.

  • Lecorchick, Tia Lynn.  “Student Awareness Raised By Political Experiment.”  The Compass  24 April 2007: Pg. 4.

  • Lee, Stan. “Survey Studies Attitudes of Toledo Blacks.” The Toledo Blade 26 April 1986.  

  • Reedus, Glenn.  “Younger Cast of Leaders Guides NAACP in Toledo.”  The Toledo Blade 16 June 1985: Section B Page 5.

  • Revive Baptist Church “The Cincinnati Inner-City Job Fair.” 22 June 2014: Pgs. 2-4.

  • Schonfeld, Sara. “New Novel Reveals The Path Of A Divorced Father.” The Cincinnati Herald 30 July 2011.

  • Shue, Frank (ed).  “Keeping In Touch: The Eighties.” Horizons March 1993: Kenneth Spruce, A&S ’80, writes from Norcross, Georgia. “I have been selected for inclusion in the 1992-93 edition of ‘Who’s Who Among Black Americans’.”  He is a Ph.D. candidate in political science at Clark Atlanta University in Atlanta.

  • Sneed, Gloria. “Kenneth Spruce Levels Charges: NAACP Head Blocks New Members.” The Toledo Journal 19 October 1988: Page 11.

  • Spruce, Kenneth L. “Split Personalities & Twisted Priorities.” EDITORIAL. The Toledo Journal 1 May 1985: Page 8.

  • Spruce, Kenneth L. “In Need Of An Open Dialogue.” EDITORIAL. The Toledo Journal 22 May 1985: Page 8.

  • Spruce, Kenneth L. “Will Toledo Ever Change.” EDITORIAL. The Toledo Journal 2 October 1985.

  • Spruce, Kenneth L. “Conciliation or Selling Out?” EDITORIAL. The Toledo Journal 31 August 1988: Opinion/Editorial Section.

  • Telli, A.W. “Winkler Meets With Minority Leaders.” The New Record 3 March 1978: Pages 1 & 3.

  • The Atlanta Journal-Constitution (Gwinnett Edition) “. . . the Obama campaign from someone called Professor Kenneth L. Spruce.” 25 February 2007: Page J-7.

  • The Atlanta Journal-Constitution (Gwinnett Edition) “ . . . poll held recently at the college where the professor, Kenneth L. Spruce teaches.” 13 May 2007: Page J-9.

  • The Cincinnati Herald “Local Author Writes Book About Forgiveness.” February 25-March 3, 2017: Pages B2 & 4.

  • The Cincinnati Herald “Novel Tells The Tale Of One Man’s Journey To Salvation.” 12-18 August 2017: Page B6.

  • The Sojourner’s Truth  “Ford Deems Program Success.” 24 December 2002: Page 12.

  • The Toledo Blade “Williams, Spruce May Head NAACP.” 18 November 1988.

  • The Toledo Blade “Candidate Says He Wants Peace In NAACP Race.” 19 December 1988.

  • The Toledo Blade “Candidate Says He Seeks Peace In NAACP Contest.” 20 December 1988.

  • The Toledo Blade “Hundreds Of Businesses Visited By Mayor’s Team.” 20 December 2002.

  • Toledo Branch NAACP. ADVERTISEMENT. “Ken Spruce For NAACP Executive Committee.” The Toledo Journal September 1988.

  • The Toledo Journal “Three NAACP Candidates Oppose Renewal Of ¾% Income Tax.”

  • The Toledo Journal “Kenneth Spruce Former Scott Grad Works Successfully For Affirmative Action At Cincinnati University.” 16 July 1978: Pages 1 & 3.

  • The Toledo Journal “Central Committee of Black Organizations & Churches Elects New Officers.” 4 September 1985.

  • The Toledo Journal  “Minorities Take Oath To Serve On Board Of Community Relations.”  5 March 1986.

  • The Toledo Journal “The Study Group Releases Information On Major Survey of Local Black Resident’s Feelings On Key Issues.” 30 April 1986: Page 5.

  • The Toledo Journal “Three Men To Seek Seats On Local NAACP Executive Committee.” 3 August 1988.

  • The Toledo Journal “Atlanta School Elects Officers.” 16 October 1991.

  • The Toledo Journal “Former Toledoan Tapped For College Teaching Position.” 9-15 June 1993: Page 20.

  • Troy, Tom. “Toledo Business Future: Council Wants Role In Economic Development.” The Toledo Blade 24 November 2003: Page 8.

  • Troy, Tom.  “Ford Applauded For Helping Start-Ups.” The Toledo Blade 13 July 2004.

  • West, Norris P. “NAACP Facing ‘Exodus’ Spruce Says.” The Toledo Blade 11 November 1988

  • West, Norris P. “Race’s High Voter Turnout Called ‘Energy’ For Unity.” The Toledo Blade December 1988. 

  • West, Norris P. “NAACP Chief Blasts Foe, Black Newspaper.” The Toledo Blade 17 December 1988.

  • West, Norris P. “Williams Wins NAACP Race For Third Time.” The Toledo Blade 21 December 1988.

  • Wiechard, Kelly.  “Where Are The Blacks?” Gwinnett Loaf 25 September 1993.

  • Williams, Mara R. “NAACP Vows To Amplify Its Voice.  Back In Spotlight: After Taking A High Profile in 1989, The Group Faded From View Until Recently.” The Atlanta Journal-Constitution (Gwinnett Edition).

  • Williams, Mara R. “NAACP Takes Steps To Beef Up Presence.” The Atlanta Journal-Constitution (Gwinnett Edition) 12 September 1993: J1.

  • Williams, Mara R. “NAACP Polling Public On School Bond Issue.” The Atlanta Journal-Constitution (Gwinnett Edition) 16 October 1993.

  • Williams, Mara R. “Survey By NAACP Shows Opposition To School Bonds.” The Atlanta Journal Constitution (Gwinnett Edition) 25 October 1993.

  • Zaborney, Mark. “Study Group Lists Top 50 Black Leaders.” The Toledo Blade 28 September 1988.