Bachelor of Science, St. Paul's College, Lawrenceville, Virginia, 1952. Master of Arts, New York University, New York City, 1957. Doctor of Arts, Clark Atlanta University, Atlanta, 1987.
Doctor of Education, Walden University, Naples, Florida, 1976.
Professor Pierce College, Tacoma, 1972—1995. Retired, 1995.
President Pensacola Chapter, The Links, Inc, Florida, 2003—2004. Protocol chair Societas Docta, Inc., Atlanta. Member of Dela Sigma Theta (correspondent.
First vice president 2003-2004, Certified 2003, 2004).
Married Charlie Lee Williams, April 19, 1957. Children: Kalimah Matthews, Karl Lin.