Beatrice Johnson is an Independent Historian and Freelance Writer in Lore City, Ohio. She earned a BA degree in Communication from the University of Tulsa and an MBA degree in Business Administration from the University of Phoenix. Johnson is a contributing writer for the book Before I Got Here: The Wondrous Things We Hear When We Listen To The Souls Of Our Children edited by Blair Underwood. Her research interests include her grandfather Bishop William Decker Johnson and her uncle Reverend Benjamin Harrison Hill, among others.
George “Mule” Suttles was a power-hitting first baseman in the Negro Baseball League (NBL). Born on March 31, 1901 to James Suttles, a laborer in the coal mines and Early Griffin Suttles, occupation unknown, in Blocton, Alabama. Suttles worked in the coal mines during his … Read MoreGeorge “Mule” Suttles (1901-1966)