AS, Bishop State Community College, Mobile, Alabama, 1960. Bachelor of Science, Alabama State University, 1962. Master of Arts, University Alabama, 1970.
Master of Divinity, Alabama Interdenominational, Seminary, Mobile, 1991. DDiv, Alabama Interdenominational, Seminary, Mobile, 1995.
Reporter, Mobile Press - Register, 1968-1969; instructor, U. Alabama, Tuscaloosa, 1969-1970; director public relations, Tougaloo (Mississippi) College, 1970-1971; publications editor, Northwestern University, Chicago, 1971-1974; director public relations, City of Prichard, Alabama, 1977-1979; director public relations, Bishop State Community College, Mobile, 1982-1986; editor, Mobile Beacon, 1974-1976; editor, public, Inner City News, Mobile, 1976-1995; executive director, Mobile Human Rels. Commission, since 1996. Business onwer Innter City Printers, 1980-1995.
Special assistant to the mayor for public information, City of Prichard, 1977-1979. Board directors, president Mobile Convention and Visiting Corporation, 1991-1997. Member Mobile Area Chamber of Commerce, Mobile Press Club, National Newspaper Publications Association, Gulf Coast Publications Association, National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, Masons, Masons, Sigma Delta Chi, Zeta Phi Beta, Alpha Kappa Alpha, others.
Married Joyce Ann Wallace, November 26, 1971. Children: Stanley, Michael, Terri, Nikki.