Billie Young

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Billie Jean Young (born 1947) is an actor, activist, poet and educator.[1]

She lives in Marion, Alabama from which she travels the world to teach, work with young people.[2] She graduated from Judson College,[3] and Samford University’s Cumberland School of Law. She taught at Jackson State University. She has taught at Mississippi State University, Meridian campus.[4] She is Artist-in-Residence, at Judson College.[5] Her papers are held at the University of Alabama Hoole Special Collections Library.

Awards[edit]

2009 Southern Rural Black Women's Hall of Fame Award 2014 Black Belt Hall of Fame Award 2011 Girl Scouts of North Central Alabama Woman of Distinction Award

Works[edit]

Editor, Now How You Do, a memoir, 2009 Westry Wingate Press, ISBN 978-1-935323-04-4 Family Secrets, Westry Wingate Press, 2009,ISBN 9781935323150

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Jet - Google Boeken". Books.google.com. 1984-11-12. Retrieved 2011-12-23. 
  2. ^ "Alabama Bound Author Billie Young". Alabamabound.org. 2005-02-11. Retrieved 2011-12-23. 
  3. ^ "Judson College - Intranet". Intranet.judson.edu. Retrieved 2011-12-23. 
  4. ^ http://www.campusprogress.org/events/2504/billie-jean-young
  5. ^ "Billie Jean Young, Associate Professor of Fine and Performing Arts/ Artist-in-Residence, Judson College". Womenarts.org. 2008-12-10. Retrieved 2011-12-23. 
  6. ^ "Mississippi Actors, Actresses, Stars of Stage, Screen, and Television, Directors". MSwritersandmusicians.com. Retrieved 2011-12-23. 

External links[edit]

www.youtube.com/watch?v=L7e452X_UAk Performing Fannie Lou Hamer: This Little Light...