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lecturer , Minister

Barbara Lewis King, American minister, lecturer.


King, Barbara Lewis was born on August 26, 1930 in Houston, Texas, United States. Daughter of Lee Andrew Lewis and Mildred Marie (Jackson) Shackelford.


Bachelor, Texas Southern University, 1955. Master of Social Work, Atlanta University, 1957. Postgraduate, Atlanta University.

DDiv, Bethune Cookman College, 1988.


Executive director South Chicago Community Service Association, Chicago, 1966-1968. Dean community relations Malcolm X campus Chicago City College, 1967-1969. Instructor School Social Work Atlanta University, 1970-1971.

Director South Center Community Mental Health Center, 1971-1973. Dean students Spelman College, 1973-1974. Founder, minister Hillside International Truth Center, since 1971.

Founder, president Barbara King School Ministry, since 1977. Host Station WVEU, Atlanta, since 1987, WXIA, Atlanta, 1980-1985, Channel 8, Atlanta, 1980-1985.


Member national rules committee Democratic National Convention, Georgia, 1984. Member State Committee on the Life and History of Black Georgians, Atlanta, 1986, Ethics Board Metropolitan Atlanta, 1986, Joint Board Family Practice, Atlanta, 1986. Member American Management Association, International New Thought Alliance (vice president 1972), Christian Council Metropolitan Atlanta (trustee 1985), International Congress Women Ministries (international president 1975), Academy Certified Social Workers, National Association Social Workers, Women's Committee of C. in Atlanta, Zeta Phi Beta.


Married Moses King, September 8, 1966 (divorced September 1970). 1 child, Michael.

Lee Andrew Lewis Shackelford

Mildred Marie (Jackson) Shackelford

Moses King

Michael King