KC Washington is an independent historian. She has a Master of Arts in Bilingual Education & Reading from the University of Texas Permian Basin, a Bachelor of Arts in English from Brooklyn College, and an Associate of Arts in Journalism from the University of Missouri-Columbia.
She is the author of “Mourning Becomes Her: a novella” (Harlem Writer’s Guild Press, 2006). Her debut novel explores the life of a Black actress bound for Broadway. She has also written articles on education, travel, feminism, and African American culture, including “Motivation: Every Educator’s White Whale” (The English Connection, 2022), “The Queen of Happiness” (Speaking Is Easy Blog, May 23, 2018) and “Beyhive Stingers Up: From Feminism to Womanism and Back Again” (NOW-NYC Blog “whatNOW”, May 6, 2016).
A New Yorker who currently resides in South Korea, she specializes in the history of Blacks in the arts and Civil Rights.
Ms. Washington is currently shopping her 1920s, Harlem-based historical mystery Speaking Is Easy: A Harlow Ophelia Jackson Mystery.