Associate of Arts in Liberal Studies, Jones County Junior College, Ellisville, Mississippi, 1976. Bachelor of Science in Massachusetts Communications, Jackson State University, 1978.
Reporter, The Jackson Advocate, 1978; interim editor, The Jackson Advocate, 1978-1979; staff writer, The Clarion-Ledger, Jackson, 1979-1986; religion writer, The Clarion-Ledger, Jackson, since 1986.
Board directors God's Inspired and Faithful Servants (G.I.F.T.S.), Jackson, since 1993. Board directors lecturer series Millsaps College, Jackson, since 1993. Member task force, consultant Jackson Takes a School, since 1993.
Member public relations committee Mission Mississippi, Jackson, since 1993. Member Jackson Autonomous System Networks Black Journalists.