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.


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


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


  1. ^ "Jet - Google Boeken". 1984-11-12. Retrieved 2011-12-23. 
  2. ^ "Alabama Bound Author Billie Young". 2005-02-11. Retrieved 2011-12-23. 
  3. ^ "Judson College - Intranet". Retrieved 2011-12-23. 
  4. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2011-06-12. Retrieved 2010-04-01. 
  5. ^ "Billie Jean Young, Associate Professor of Fine and Performing Arts/ Artist-in-Residence, Judson College". 2008-12-10. Retrieved 2011-12-23. 
  6. ^ "Mississippi Actors, Actresses, Stars of Stage, Screen, and Television, Directors". Retrieved 2011-12-23. 

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