Death of Hans Massaquoi

January 19, 1926 - January 19, 2013
Florida | Age 87

Editor who grew up black in Nazi Germany dies
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FREIDA FRISARO, The Associated Press

MIAMI (AP) — Hans Massaquoi, a former managing editor of Ebony magazine who wrote a memoir about his unusual childhood growing up black in Nazi Germany, has died. He was 87.

His son said Massaquoi died Saturday, on his birthday, in Florida. He had been hospitalized over the Christmas holidays.

"He had quite a journey in life," said Hans J. Massaquoi, Jr. "Many have read his books and know what he endured. But most don't know that he was a...

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