PRIOR SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS

(Partial List)

Colleges

Dr. Martin Luther King Day

·         Charleston Southern University, North Charleston, SC (Convocation Speaker)

African American History

·         Tulane University, New Orleans, LA (Speaker)

·         Southern University, Baton Rouge, LA (Speaker)

·         College of Charleston, Charleston, SC (Speaker)

·         Claflin University, Orangeburg, SC (Speaker)

·         Morehouse College (Presentation)

·         Loyola University, New Orleans, LA (Presentation)

·         Southern University, Baton Rouge, LA (Presentation)

·         Southern University, Shreveport, LA (Presentation)

·         Louisiana State University, Shreveport, LA (Presentation)

·         College of Charleston, Charleston, SC (Presentation)

      Diversity/Women’s History Month

·         Charleston School of Law, Charleston, SC (Speaker)

·         Charleston Southern University, North Charleston, SC (Speaker)

·         Charleston Southern University, North Charleston, SC (Presentation)

Voting

·         Southern University, Baton Rouge, LA (Speaker)

·         Skyline College, San Bruno, CA (Speaker)

 Writing

·         College of Charleston Upward Bound Program, Charleston, SC (Panelist)

·         Louisiana Technical College, Baton Rouge, LA (Presentation)

 

Other Schools

Guest Speaker, discussion each semester with Dorchester County School Literature Students who used “Witness to the Truth” in their classroom, Summerville, SC

Presenter, Northeast Louisiana History, Wossman High School, Carroll High School, Minnie Ruffin  Elementary, Monroe, LA

Black History Speaker, Numerous high schools

Festival Presenter

Capital BookFest, Charleston, SC  ~~  Louisiana Book Festival, Baton Rouge, LA ~~  Juneteenth Family History Day, Houston, TX  ~~  Tom Dent Literary Festival, New Orleans, LA                  

Churches

Black History Month Guest Speaker

Black History Month Guest Speaker for many churches (various denominations) throughout South Carolina

St. John Baptist  Church, Boston, MA

Youth Motivational Speeches

Youth Day Motivational speaker for various churches in South Carolina (Charleston area, Spartanburg, & Moncks Corner) and for the Charleston County Baptist Association in Charleston, SC

Other Church Events

Guest Speaker (promoting community activism): Charleston County Baptist Missionaries, North Charleston, SC; Missionary  Day, Weston Chapel AME Church, Latta, SC

Banquet Speaker, Church School Teachers  Retreat, Monks Grove Baptist Church, Myrtle Beach, SC

Guest Speaker, Mother’s Day, Centenary United Methodist Church, Charleston, SC

Presenter, “The Cost to Vote”, Missionary Temple Methodist Church, San Francisco, CA

Presenter, “Voting Rights”, Metropolitan AME Church, Washington, DC

Presenter, The Role of the Baptist Church in LA’s  Fight for Voting Rights, Mt. Pilgrim Baptist Church, Baton Rouge, LA

 

Speaker  Governmental/Civic/Non-Profit Organizations

Alpha Kappa Alpha

Berkeley County & Summerville Friends of the Library

Berkeley Historical Society

North Area Martin Luther King Celebration, North Charleston, SC

Holocaust Museum (Milwaukee, WI)

Jack & Jill

J. H. Scott Memorial Fund Scholarship Awards Day

 

Southern Conference on African American Studies, Inc., Savannah, GA

Libraries: Baton Rouge, LA; Quachita Parish Libraries, Monroe, LA; Tallulah, LA; Charleston, Mt. Pleasant, & Summerville, SC

Naval Consolidated Brig

NAACP

Rotary Club

South Carolina Department of Juvenile Justice

Other Presentations

African American Heritage Museum (Monroe, LA)

Alpha Kappa Alpha (Panel Discussion; Black History Month Presentation)

Cummins Diesel (Black History Month Speaker)

Outfitted for Work Fundraiser ~~ Trident Literacy Association Read-a-Thon

T-Mobile (Women's History Month)