Born in Flushing, Queens, New York city, July 21, 1949
Attended Bayside HS, Bayside, New York City
Graduated from Stony Brook University laude with B.A. in Socio9logy 1971
Earned Master of social work degree (MSW) from the School of Social Welfare, Stony Brook, University, Stony Brook, NY June 1974
Earned Master of Public Administration, 1987, Wagner School of Public service, New York University 1987
Twenty five years of higher education professional, administrative, and educational experience in the fields of counseling and teaching Colleges/University included Fairleigh Dickinson University, Teaneck, New Jersey and Medgar Evers college of the City University of New York.
Clinical Social work experience included serving as Clinical social Worker for the Court Referred Program of the Department of child Psychiatry, Kings County Hospital Center, Brooklyn, New Yor land the West Alabama Mental Health Center, Eutaw, Alabama.
Thirty years of research and advocacy work with Afram associates, Harlem, New York.
Served as part time social worker in the medical social work field with the Visiting Nurses of Brooklyn
Social Work with the Project Enlightenment HIV/AIDS advocacy and education Program at the House of the Lord Church, Brooklyn during the early (1992-94)
Served as Social Worker with the Montgomery County Health Department, Montgomery, Alabama 2009-12
Served two years as Field Instructor and Clinical Social Worker with the West Alabama Mental Health Center of Eutaw, Greene County, Alabama.
Served as Executive Director of Aframsouth Inc, Montgomery Alabama since 2007-Present Community health education, advocacy, media, and cultural education organization.
Worked as Chapter President of the African Atlantic Genealogical Society, New Yor City and Montgomery, Alabama 2005-2012
Current member of the Board of Directors, SCLC Southern Christian Leadership Conference, Tuscaloosa, AL.
Civil/Human Rights Experience includes active member of Long Island CORE, (Congress of Racial Equality 1972-5), National Black United Front, African People’s Christian Organization (Brooklyn, NY)/SCLC Southern Christian Leadership Conference Tuscaloosa Chapter Board of Directors/National Poor People’s Campaign (Alabama – Tuscaloosa)
General Manager of Community Radio Station WUMO LP 94.5 FM in Montgomery, Alabama.