Bachelor in Education Speech, Brooklyn College, 1954. Master of Arts in Speech Pathology, Brooklyn College, 1955. Postgard, Howard University, 1970.
Speech teacher therapist, New York City School Sys., Brooklyn, 1954-1967; speech pathologist, Brooklyn College Speech Clinic, 1955-1957; instructor speech department, Howard U., Washington, 1968-1970; consultant, Health Education Welfare, Washington, 1969-1970; diagnostician speech pathology, Tucson Unifed School District, 1977-1979; speech clinician special education, Tucson Unifed School District, 1979-1986; writer poet, Columbia, Maryland., 1970-1977; freelance writer, Tucson, since 1986. Member Harlem Writer's Guild, Brooklyn, 1962-1968.
President Bunche House, Brooklyn College, 1954. Member steering committee Democratic National Committee, since 1995. Member American Association of University Women, National Organization for Women, National Education Association.
Married Edward Paul Johnson, December 31, 1957 (divorced July 1962). 1 child, Paul.