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Dr. Frances Cress Welsing
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    (March 18, 1935-January 2, 2016)
    Born in Chicago, Illinois
    Birth name was Frances Luella Welsing
    Author of 'The Isis Papers: The Keys to the Colors' (1991)
    Wrote 'The Cress Theory of Color-Confrontation and Racism' (1970)
    Featured in the documentaries '500 Years Later (2005)' and 'Hidden Colors (2011)'
    She made a contentious guest appearance on Donahue.
    She opposed integrated housing and schooling.
    Her famous essay argued that whites’ status as a global minority feeds a fear that leads to oppression and violence.
    She created controversy after she saying that homosexuality among African-Americans was a ploy by white males to decrease the black population.
    She began her career working in children's hospitals.
    She put forth the idea that racism was a worldwide behavior.
    Public Enemy and Nick Cannon are fans of her.
    She wrote 'Children are the only future of any people.'
    Her studies provided the groundwork for the development of Critical Race Theory.
    She was the clinical director for two schools for emotionally troubled children.
    She credited her studies to her role as a psychiatrist, saying 'I knew I [first] had to understand racism to help solve the mental health problems of Black people.'

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