Member, Governor's Commission on Adoption, 1995; Governor's Task Force on African-American Entrepreneurship in Baltimore City, 1996-99; Task Force to Study the Effects of Cult Activities on Public Senior Higher Education Institutions, 1999; Task Force to Study the History and Legacy of Slavery in Maryland, 1999; Commission to Coordinate the Study, Commemoration, and Impact of Slavery's History and Legacy in Maryland, 2000-11; Task Force on the Membership and Operation of the Baltimore County Board of Education, 2011.
Born in Jackson, Mississippi, August 26, 1940. Jackson State University, B.S., 1962; Virginia Union University, M.Div., 1968; Presbyterian School of Christian Education, M.R.E., 1969; University of Pittsburgh, Ph.D., 1974. Served in U.S. Air Force, 1975-78 (captain). Former regional director, serving Maryland, Washington and Virginia, National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP). Minister. Pastor and founder, Rising Sun First Baptist Church, Woodlawn, Maryland. Chair, Baltimore Safe Schools Committee, 1991-95. Chair, Social Action Committee, United Baptist Convention of Maryland. Member, National Baptist Convention, U.S.A., Inc.; Omega Psi Phi Fraternity. Married; three sons, five grandchildren. Died in Lochearn, Maryland, March 17, 2022.
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