Wilma J. Johnson

Independent Historian

Wilma Johnson is currently Executive Director of Greater Love, Inc., Christian Educational Institute, an educational consulting firm in Georgia.  She received an Ed.D. degree in 2004 and a MSW degree in 1994 from Clark Atlanta University, and her undergraduate degree in Black Studies from San Jose State University.  Dr. Johnson has been accepted into the Biblical Studies, Master’s program at Beulah Heights University.  A native of San Jose, California she now resides in Riverdale, Georgia.  Wilma is currently working on a history project, from the Pentecostal perspective, on African American women preachers and evangelists who lived in the 1800s.

Victoria Earle Matthews (1861-1907)

Image Ownership: Public Domain Victoria Earle Smith was an accomplished journalist, author, lecturer, clubwoman, social worker, and missionary.  She was born on May 27, 1861 in Fort Valley, Georgia, to Caroline Smith, a slave, and a man who was believed to be the family’s master.  … Read MoreVictoria Earle Matthews (1861-1907)

Alice Ruth Moore Dunbar-Nelson (1875-1935)

Image Courtesy of Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division, Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, The New York Public Library, Astor, Lenox and Tilden Foundations Alice Ruth Moore, educator, author and social activist, was born on July 19, 1875 in New Orleans, Louisiana to … Read MoreAlice Ruth Moore Dunbar-Nelson (1875-1935)