Bachelor of Science, New York University, 1971.
Senior lecturer, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, 1977-1981; editor, public, Black Creation Magazine, New York City, 1969-1973; editor, public, Neworld Magazine, Los Angeles, since 1974; editor, Crisis Magazine, New York City, since 1985; assistant professor, State University of New York, Old Westbury, New York, since 1990.
With United States Army, 1958-1960, Germany.
Son of Robert Beauford and Louise (Morton) Scott. Chidren: Danielle, Fred, Tama, Alexis.