S.M. Morris is an independent writer and poet with a performing artist background. She received a Bachelor of Arts from Tulane University and Master of Science from Louisiana State University-Shreveport. S.M. Morris has participated in several stage plays including Four Little Girls: Birmingham 1963 (America Theatre Project of New Orleans – Ed Bishop), Dryades Street Diva (American Theatre Project of New Orleans – Ed Bishop), and V-Day Monologues at Tulane University. Through her relationship with her Grandmother and mentors she understands the value of community engagement and the importance of history.
Dee Sharp, is a popular American R&B singer, known for “Mashed Potatoes Time,” a number one hit in 1962. She was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, on September 9, 1945, as Dione LaRue. LaRue has a musical background as a lead singer of group of gospel-singing … Read MoreDee Dee Sharp (1945- )