Momma Slapped Jim Crow: Growing Up In The South With Jim Crow And All His Kinfolk

Momma Slapped Jim Crow: Growing Up In The South With Jim Crow And All His Kinfolk

by Mr. Andrew Johnson

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780989671132
Publisher: Joseph Naeem
Publication date: 02/18/2016
Pages: 236
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

Andrew Johnson is a native of Pine Bluff, Jefferson, Arkansas by way of Gould, Lincoln, Arkansas. After spending the first 13 years of his life in Gould; he moved with his family to Pine Bluff, Arkansas. He attended C.P. Coleman Middle'High School and graduated from Arkansas A.M.& N. College (now University of Arkansas-Pine Bluff) with a degree in Chemistry. Andrew had started writing poetry when he was in middle school and continued through high school. In college he was advised to pursue his abilities in the sciences since writers often starved to death and black writers were the first to go.

Upon graduation from college, Andrew accepted a position at IBM Corporation and moved to upstate NY. He relocated to Austin, Texas and retired there in 2006. In his retirement; Andrew writes and is a genealogist.

His son Andy is a writer and a professor of creative writing at the University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa. His daughter Heather is ordained African Methodist Episcopal Minister and a practicing attorney in Atlanta, GA. His artsy granddaughter Nozomi in a student at Savannah College of Art and Design.

Andrew lives alone and is active in his local church congregation.

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