Bachelor of Science, Virginia State College, Ettrick, 1947.
Storyteller New Jersey Storyteller's Guild, Montclair, New Jersey, since 1990, National Black Storytellers Association, Baltimore, Maryland, since 1992. Elementary teacher Newark Public School Systems, 1968—1991.
President Congress of Christian Education New Hope Missionary Baptist Association Inc, Newark, since 2000. Member of National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (life. Executive board member 1998—2002).