Currently alive, at 74 years of age.
1941 – Born on the 6th of September in Parkdale, Arkansas, U.S.A.
1961 – He received his Bachelor of Arts Degree in Arkansas AM&N College.
1968 – He received his Master of Science degree in Chicago State University.
1977 – He received his Doctor in Philosophy degree in Union Institute & University at Cincinnati, Ohio.
1989 – He served as a executive director of the West side Health Center.
1990 – He was a member of the Chicago City Council and Cook County Board of Commissioners.
1997 – Was a Democratic member of the United States House of Representatives representing the Seventh Congressional District of Illinois.