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Charles William Porter, American publisher. Recipient awards Interdenominational Ministerial Alliance, Girl Scouts of America, National Black Media Coalition, CrimeStoppers, Mobile Convention and Visiting Corporation, Distinguished Alumni awards Alabama State University, University Alabama, Community Service award Prichard National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, others.


Porter, Charles William was born on October 6, 1939 in Mobile, Alabama, United States. Son of Quillie and Rosie Mae (Tunstall) Porter.


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.


Baptists can be referred to as the ‘people of the Book’, because the Bible gives time proven principles of living for every area of life, including marriage, child rearing, family, relationships, finances, and spiritual living.


God commands His people to respect the authority of political leaders and honor them. God also commands His people to pray for their political leaders.


The life with Christ is not only to live in the atmosphere of your local church. God made his children creative, productive, and therefore able to make the whole world a better place.


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.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: gospel music, fishing.


Married Joyce Ann Wallace, November 26, 1971. Children: Stanley, Michael, Terri, Nikki.

Quillie Porter

Rosie Mae (Tunstall) Porter

Joyce Ann Wallace

Stanley Porter

Michael Porter

Terri Porter

Nikki Porter