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Author of Meet it, Greet it, and Defeat it! the biography of Frances E. Williams,Actress/Activist and Mrs. Griffin is Missing and Other Stories, a Bobby and Sonny Mystery for preteens, The Big Table. a children's picture book that tells the story of a family ritual, and her latest release, Daniel's Wife, the story of a woman's journey from dependence to independence.

She has two entries published in the 2008 African American National Biography Projects, published by Oxford University Press on Frances E. Williams and Rupert Cross. Also she has contributed blogs for Oxford University Press and a book review published in “Sisterhood Agenda” magazine.

She is an educator and freelance writer.


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Hating to wear glasses as a young girl was understandable then. During my teenage and young adult years I was very aware of the saying "men (boys) don't make passes at girls who wear glasses." More than a few times I and my other spectacle-wearing friends suffered under the moniker "four eyes" hurled by some cruel member of the opposite sex or, heaven forbid, being labeled a "nerd." Today, glas... Read more of this blog post »
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