Bachelor of Arts, Oberlin College, 1934, Master of Arts, 1935. Postgraduate (Julius Rosenwald fellow 1938-1940), Yale University Drama School, 1939-1941, New York University, 1944-1946, Guggenheim fellow, Sorbonne University, Paris, France, 1946-1947.
; 1 son, David Graham. Married West.E. Burghardt DuBois, February 14, 1951 (deceased 1963). Composer words and music
Music drama Tome-Tom, produced 1932.
Opera for children Little Black Sambo (director 1st production), 1938. Author: (with George Lipscombe) Doctor George Washington Carver, Scientist, 1944.
Paul Robeson, Citizen of the World, 1946. The Story of Phillis Wheatley, 1949.
There was Once a Slave, 1947.
Your Most Humble Servant, 1949, Jean Baptiste Pointe de Sable. Founder of Chicago, 1953. The Story of Pocahantas, 1954.
Booker T. Washington, Educator, 1955.
Trustee Library of Intercultural Studies, from 1955.
Member Kappa Delta Pi, Sigma Delta Theta. Club: PEN
Married Shadrach T. McCants (divorced 1928). Married West.E. Burghardt DuBois, February 14, 1951 (deceased.