Deafened while in college; graduated from Jarvis Christian College. Earned a B.A. from Gallaudet College in 1966 and an M.A. from Howard University. Became the first Black deaf woman to earn a doctorate (Ed.D. in counseling, University of Rochester, 1992). Teacher at NTID.
Great Deaf Americans, The Second Edition, p.328-331; Deaf Life, Oct. 1996, p.10-12, 14, 16-17; Living Legends, p.19-22; Black and deaf in America, p.58-59; Deaf Women, p.50.
19 December 1941-