Adele Logan Alexander is a scholar on African American
history and women's studies. She is the granddaughter of Adella Hunt Logan of
whom she was named after. She is the mother of Pulitzer Prize-winning HBG author Elizabeth Alexander (The Light of the World, 2015) and the
wife of Clifford Alexander, the first African American US Secretary of the
Army. Adele is a graduate of Radcliffe College and Howard University. Her work
as been featured in Ms., The Washingtonian, and The Washington Post.