Born at Lincolnton, NC; late-deafened at age 19; B.A. (1955) from Gallaudet College and M.A. (1971) from State University of New York at Albany. Teacher, counselor, and coach at the New York School for the Deaf, Rome; lecturer in the Graduate School of Counseling at Gallaudet College, but had to retire in 1977 due to a disability.
Black and Deaf in America, p.70-71.