The book, A Cry in the Night, based on the murder of a seventeen year old civil rights participant, provides a general background on the life of Negros in Canton, Mississippi during the Jim Crow era. The city of Canton, w the city of lights was once a city embedded in darkness as Negros struggled for justice and equality. It focuses primarily on the role of the civil rights movement dealing with boycott, integration, voter registration, and death. Recommend for general reading.
I was born in Belzoni, Mississippi in 1953. The family moved to Madison County ten miles west of Canton, Mississippi in 1956. However, school years were spent at Cameron Street Elementary, Rogers Junior-Senior Colored, and Canton Public High Schools. I received an extensive education from Mississippi College, Jackson State University, and Walden University. I currently hold degrees in Business Administration and Instructional Design and Technology with a specialist in Training Development and Performance Improvement, an Ed.D. concentration in Educational Technology. My lifetime achievement includes, but is not limited to, the Civil Rights Crusade, business development, curriculum design and development, corporate training, research, program evaluation, instructional design and development, technical writing, competency-based instruction, supervisory/management in customer care instructions, leadership and diversity training, and creative problem solving skills in an Andragogy learning environment.