Graduated the West Virginia School for the Deaf; B.A. (1961) and Ph.D. (1994) from Gallaudet University; M.A. from California State University at Northridge. First Black deaf teacher at the Governor Morehead School, Raleigh, NC; first Black deaf branch chief in the U.S. Department of Education (Office of Special Education and Rehabilitation Services, Captioning and Adaptation Branch). Co-author (with Linwood Smith, q.v.) of Black and Deaf in America: Are We That Different.
Deaf Persons in the Arts and Sciences, p.164-166; Great Deaf Americans, The Second Edition, p.304-309; Black and Deaf in America, p.83; I'm Deaf Too!, p.20-22.
1 March 1939-