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.
Henry “Pistol” Mason was the first Black baseball pitcher for the Philadelphia farm team, the Schenectady Blue Jays in 1955. Mason was born on June 19, 1931 in Marshall, Missouri to Tansie and Anna Mason. His father was a laborer in a rock quarry and … Read MoreHenry Mason (1931-2020)