Book Details

Language : English
Publication Date : 7/2/2020

Format : Softcover
Dimensions : 6x9
Page Count : 250
ISBN : 9781984586063
Format : E-Book
Dimensions : N/A
Page Count : 250
ISBN : 9781984586056

About the Book

African American Women wish to tell their valuable authentic stories even when they are not perfect They leave their legacy of life as they helped to shape the American history, tradition, culture, economics and ideals. They have added much more and played a definitive role in shaping the growth and development of our nation. Their awe- inspiring achievements and accomplishments with intelligence, dignity and love have overcome incredible hardships and have had very little to sustained them but their faith, determination and courage. Many times they have set the standards for outstanding amazing stories of their own lives and enhanced the lives of others.

About the Author

Marian Olivia Heath Griffin lives in Baton Rouge, Louisiana with her husband of fifty eight years. She is a Licensed Professional Counselor and College Administrator (retired) for thirty six years, the last seven years as Director of International Students. After she retired from Southern University in Baton Rouge, she decided to utilize her Master’s Degree in Mass Communications and Photography to tell her people’s stories and history. Griffin graduated from Delaware State University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Sociology and Psychology, a Maser’s Degree in Atlanta University School of Social Work, a Master’s degree program at the Interdenominational Theological Center in Atlanta. She received her Master’s degree from the New Orleans Theological Baptist Theological Seminary in Psychological Counseling and Social Work. She received a Master’s Degree in Educational Supervision and Mass Communications and Photography from Southern University. She did further study at Louisiana State University and Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois. She has traveled over the fifty states of the U. S. and six of the seven continents. She has written sixteen books in two years. She is proud of her three children, Bertrand (Kotosha), Karen (Keith) and Michael (Tracie.) She adores her eight grandchildren : Nia, Kiara, Christian-Paris, Michael, II, Amelia-Grai, Victoria, Olivia and Sophia. She dedicates this book to her loving sister, Nancy Heath Kellam (Albert.) Please let me know if you have questions or concern.