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Hillary Mac Austin

Hillary Mac Austin was for many years director of the Chicago Actors Ensemble and is now a writer. She was a major contributor to Encyclopedia of Black Women, as well as assistant to the editor in chief. Most recently, she assisted Darlene Clark Hine and Kathleen Thompson on A Shining Thread of Hope. She is currently working on a history of women in American entertainment.

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Jewish Women's Archive. "Hillary Mac Austin." (Viewed on March 20, 2018) <>.


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